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File #: 2021-475    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 12/1/2021 In control: Board of Directors Workshop Meeting
On agenda: 12/8/2021 Final action: 12/8/2021
Title: RFB 1123 Proposed Renewal Option #3 Sodium Hypochlorite O&M
Sponsors: Navid Mehram
Indexes: Wastewater Operations
Attachments: 1. Chemical Memo Final.11.3.pdf

RFB 1123
Proposed Renewal Option #3
Sodium Hypochlorite

Agenda of: December 8, 2021
Item No: 2021-475
Amount: Original Award $3,134,080.00 Renewal Option #1 1,567,040.00
Renewal Option #2 1,567,040.00 Proposed Renewal Option #3 2,688,550.00
New Proposed Contract $8,956,710.00

TO: The Honorable
Board of Directors
Great Lakes Water Authority

FROM: Suzanne R. Coffey, P.E.
Interim Chief Executive Officer
Great Lakes Water Authority

DATE: December 1, 2021

RE: RFB 1123
Proposed Renewal Option #3
Sodium Hypochlorite
Vendor: PVS Nolwood Chemicals Inc.

Upon recommendation of Navid Mehram, Chief Operating Officer - Wastewater Operating Services, the Board of Directors (Board) of the Great Lakes Water Authority (GLWA), authorizes the Interim Chief Executive Officer (ICEO) to enter into RFB 1123, "Sodium Hypochlorite" with PVS Nolwood Chemicals Inc., at an increased cost of $2,688,550.00 for a total cost not to exceed $8,956,710.00 and an increased duration of one (1) year for a total contract duration of five (5) years; and authorizes the ICEO to take such other action as may be necessary to accomplish the intent of this vote.

During wet weather, the Water Resource Recovery Facility (WRRF), and Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO) treatment facilities use sodium hypochlorite to disinfect before the treated wastewater is discharged to the rivers. In addition, water treatment plants use this chemical occasionally to control zebra mussels at their water intake points. Starting April 2019, National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit required WRRF to disinfect all effluent before its discharge, this requirement increased the consumption of sodium hypochlorite. As a result, the funds in the current purchase order will not be sufficient until the end of the renewal term by March 31, 2022. Therefore, we are requesting approval to add $690,000.00 to the current contract to cove...

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