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File #: 2020-187    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 6/1/2020 In control: Board of Directors
On agenda: 6/24/2020 Final action: 6/24/2020
Title: Contract No. 2000292 Phase 2 - Valve Exercising Project for Field Services CIP# N/A / BCE Score: N/A
Sponsors: Cheryl Porter
Indexes: Water Operations
Attachments: 1. 2000292 - Procurement Report, 2. 2000292 - Cost Tabulation
Title
Contract No. 2000292
Phase 2 - Valve Exercising Project for Field Services
CIP# N/A / BCE Score: N/A
Body
Agenda of: June 24, 2020
Item No.: 2020-187
Amount: $5,601,663.33

TO: The Honorable
Board of Directors
Great Lakes Water Authority

FROM: Sue F. McCormick
Chief Executive Officer
Great Lakes Water Authority

DATE: June 3, 2020

RE: Contract No. 2000292
Phase 2 - Valve Exercising Project for Field Services
Vendor: Hydromax USA


MOTION
Upon recommendation of Cheryl Porter, Chief Operating Officer - Water and Field Services, the Board of Directors (Board) of the Great Lakes Water Authority (GLWA), authorizes the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to enter into Contract No. 2000292, "Phase 2 - Valve Exercising Project for Field Services" with Hydromax USA, at a cost not to exceed $5,601,663.33 for a duration of 3 years; and authorizes the CEO to take such other action as may be necessary to accomplish the intent of this vote.
BACKGROUND
The GLWA water system is one of the largest in the United States in terms of water produced and population served. The water system transmission pipes serve an area of 1,698 square miles in eight counties and 88 wholesale water customers including the City of Detroit. The GLWA operates with an average day demand of approximately 400 MGD and serves approximately 3.8 million people across 112 neighboring communities with over 816 miles of transmission mains.
GLWA uses over 4,900 valves on the water transmission pipes (mains) ranging in sizes up to 108-inches in diameter. It is industry standard practice to periodically exercise these large valves to ensure they are maintained in good working order and can be used for the periodic service of the transmission mains, or in the event of a main failure.
In addition to the large transmission valves, associated valves (e.g. air, bypass, and blow-off valves) should also be inspected and operated in coordination with the Valve Exercise Program. The Valve Exercise Progr...

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