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File #: 2021-130    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 4/7/2021 In control: Board of Directors
On agenda: 4/28/2021 Final action: 4/28/2021
Title: Proposed Contract 2003785 Dye Testing Services and As-Needed Engineering
Sponsors: Suzanne Coffey
Indexes: Planning Services
Attachments: 1. 2003785 Procurement Board Report, 2. 2003785 - Cost Summary, 3. 2003785 Vendor Response Follow-up

Proposed Contract 2003785
Dye Testing Services and As-Needed Engineering

Agenda of: April 28, 2021
Item No.: 2021-130
Amount: $2,634,875.00

To: The Honorable
Board of Directors
Great Lakes Water Authority
From: Sue F. McCormick
Chief Executive Officer
Great Lakes Water Authority
Date: April 8, 2021
RE: Proposed Contract 2003785
Dye Testing Services and As-Needed Engineering
Vendor: Applied Science, Inc.

Upon recommendation of Suzanne Coffey, Chief Planning Officer, the Board of Directors (Board) of the Great Lakes Water Authority (GLWA), authorizes the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to enter into Contract No. 2003785, "Dye Testing Services and As-Needed Engineering" with Applied Science, Inc., at a cost not to exceed $2,634,875.00 for a duration of 60 months; and authorizes the CEO to take such other action as may be necessary to accomplish the intent of this vote.
The Contract No. 2003785 "Dye Testing Services and As-Needed Engineering" replaces the contract CS-236 "Dye Testing Services". The dye dilution testing services will be the focus of this contract, which has been routinely performed on the sewer meters in the Greater Detroit Regional Sewer System (GDRSS) since 1996. There are a total of 54 sewer metering sites in the GDRSS. These meters are part of the ongoing meter accuracy verification program established by GLWA as part of "Good Metering Practices" program. The meter verification program provides periodic and independent review of meter performance to assess accuracy of operation. The independent flow checking method selected by Wastewater Analytical Task Force (WATF) is dye dilution testing. The dye dilution testing protocols were developed by the GDRSS project team with assistance from WATF, previously known as Flow Metering Task Force.
Dye dilution testing has been found to provide a consistent standard by which all metering accuracy can be assessed. The selected method involves ...

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