Upcoming Events

Sep
28
Tue
RSWA Regular Board Meeting
Sep 28 @ 2:00 pm

The agenda, which includes links to pertinent documents, will be posted no later than the Friday prior to the Board Meeting.

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RWSA Regular Board Meeting @ Rivanna Water & Sewer Authority
Sep 28 @ 2:15 pm
Oct
5
Tue
PRE BID CONFERENCE: BID No. 384 – SOUTH RIVANNA HYDROPOWER PLANT DECOMMISSIONING PROJECT @ Rivanna Water & Sewer Authority
Oct 5 @ 9:30 am

Sealed Bids will be received by the Rivanna Water and Sewer Authority, hereinafter called the OWNER, in the Administration Building at the Moores Creek Advanced Water Resource Recovery Facility, 695 Moores Creek Lane, Charlottesville, VA 22902 until 4:00 p.m., local prevailing time on November 2, 2021 and then at said office be publicly opened and read aloud (virtually at the sole discretion of RWSA) for the following:

GENERAL CONSTRUCTION:  Includes all work needed to decommission the hydropower plant in accordance with the Contract Documents to include the following major components:  demolition of select electrical, mechanical and other hydropower related components; replacement of a 72” intake (slide) gate; rehabilitation of plant work spaces; and modifications to the hydropower conduit and powerhouse.  The foregoing description shall not be construed as a complete description of all work required.

Digital image copies of the Bidding Documents will be made available to prospective bidders via an online Office 365 Sharepoint site.  Information contained within the Bidding Documents has been identified as Critical Energy Infrastructure Information (CEII) and as a result a Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA) will need to be executed to gain access.  Following execution of the NDA, a specific link to the site where the documents may be downloaded will be provided to the bidder upon request.  For assistance and to request access to the bidding documents, contact Heather Newton at hnewton@gomezsullivan.com.

An optional virtual pre-bid conference will be held on October 5, 2021 at 9:30 a.m. to review the scope of work and clarify any aspect of the work that may be in question.  Attendance at the virtual pre-bid conference is not mandatory.  To obtain a link to the virtual pre-bid conference, contact Ms. Heather Newton, P.E. at hnewton@gomezsullivan.com.

A more detailed Notice to Bidders can be viewed here.

Oct
6
Wed
Beaver Creek Dam No. 1 Public Meeting #2
Oct 6 @ 6:00 pm

Public Meeting Notice

A virtual meeting is being conducted on Wednesday, October 6, 2021 at 6:00 PM EST to discuss the Beaver Creek Watershed Structure No. 1 Planning Study. The project team will update the public on the status of the project, present the evaluated spillway upgrade alternatives and describe the sponsors preferred alternative. The project is located in Albemarle County approximately one-half mile north-northwest of the intersection of Browns Gap Turnpike/VA-680 and Three Notched Road/ VA-240 and involves the rehabilitation of Beaver Creek Dam No. 1 to meet State and Federal requirements for high-hazard dams. The multipurpose Beaver Creek Reservoir No. 1, operated by the Rivanna Water and Sewer Authority (RWSA), serves as the sole municipal water supply for the Crozet Area in Albemarle County.

This meeting will be held virtually using the Zoom platform. A link to the meeting location will be posted to RWSA’s website at https://www.rivanna.org/rwsa-projects-map/beaver-creek-improvements/ prior to the meeting. Residents and interested parties will have the opportunity to ask questions and express any concerns about the project to the team. Following the meeting, the presentation will be posted to RWSA’s website for anyone who is unable to attend live. Questions and comments will be received until October 20, 2021. Additional details for accessing the recorded meeting and submitting feedback will be provided during the live presentation and posted to RWSA’s website.

Oct
7
Thu
REQUEST FOR BID: AIRPORT ROAD PUMP STATION – RFB #383 @ Rivanna Water & Sewer Authority
Oct 7 @ 4:00 pm

REQUEST FOR BID – AIRPORT ROAD PUMP STATION – RFB #383

Sealed Bids will be received by the Rivanna Water and Sewer Authority, hereinafter called the OWNER, in the Administration Building at the Moores Creek Advanced Water Resource Recovery Facility, 695 Moores Creek Lane, Charlottesville, VA 22902 until 4:00 p.m., local prevailing time on October 7, 2021 and then at said office be publicly opened and read aloud (virtually at the sole discretion of RWSA) for the furnishing of all labor and materials needed to perform and complete the following:

GENERAL CONSTRUCTION: In general, the Work of the Project can be described as the construction of the new Airport Road Pump Station and suction/discharge water mains.  Major components of the work include:

  • Clearing and grubbing
  • Site grading
  • Building construction
  • Process pump and piping
  • Electrical
  • Mechanical
  • Landscaping
  • Approximately 1-mile of 24” and 16” off-site water main and water main appurtenances

Digital image copies of the Bidding Documents will be available on Thursday, September 9, 2021, at http://www.sehinc.com for a fee of $30. These documents may be downloaded by selecting this project from the BIDDING DOCUMENTS link and by entering eBidDocTM Number 7795766 on the SEARCH PROJECTS page. For assistance and free membership registration, contact QuestCDN at (952) 233-1632 or info@questcdn.com.  Paper copies of the Bidding Documents may be obtained from Docunet Corp. located at 2435 Xenium Lane North, Plymouth, MN 55441, (763) 475-9600 for a fee of $300.00.

The foregoing descriptions shall not be construed as a complete description of all work required. Bidders will be allowed to visit the project sites as requested. All visits shall be coordinated through Owner’s contact, Michelle Simpson at (434) 977-2970, ext. 202 or msimpson@rivanna.org.

An optional virtual pre-bid conference will be held on Monday, September 13, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. Representatives of Owner and Engineer will be present to discuss the Project. Bidders are encouraged to attend and participate in the conference. An optional site visit will be held after the meeting.  The virtual Pre-Bid Conference log-in URL link is below:

https://bit.ly/2WDJWv5

Neither the Owner nor the Engineer will be responsible for full or partial sets of Contract Documents, including any Addendum, obtained from any other source.

Each Bid must be made on the blank forms provided in the BIDDING DOCUMENTS and must be enclosed in a sealed envelope and the envelope marked: “Airport Road Pump Station (RFB 383)”.

Bids shall be directed as follows:

Attention: Mr. Lonzy Wood, Finance Director
Re: Airport Road Pump Station, RFB No. 383
Rivanna Water and Sewer Authority
695 Moores Creek Lane, Charlottesville, VA  22902

Bid security in the amount of 5 percent of the Bid must accompany each Bid in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders. No Bids may be withdrawn for a period of 60 days after the date of Bid Opening.

COVID-19 Pandemic Protocols:  Bidding and construction of this project are subject to requirements of Virginia, Federal, VA DOLI, and/or Virginia VDH regulations.  Additional information is located in the Supplementary General Conditions of the Bidding Documents.

The attention of all those providing Bids is called to the provisions of the State Law governing General Contractors and Sub-Contractors as set forth under Title 54.1, Chapter 11, Code of Virginia, as amended. Bidders shall be governed by the provisions of said law insofar as they are applicable. The above mentioned provisions of the Code prevent the Owner from considering a Bid from anyone who is not licensed in accordance with the provisions of the Code.

The Owner will therefore, not consider any Bid unless the Bidder provider produces evidence that they are duly licensed and registered in accordance with the provisions of the Code of Virginia.

Bidders must be authorized to do business in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

The Owner reserves the right to reject any Bid for failure to comply with all requirements of this Notice or of any of the Contract Documents; however, it may waive any minor defects or informalities at its discretion. The Owner further reserves the right to reject any and all Bids or to Award the contract which in its judgment is in the best interest of the Owner.

Pursuant to VA Code Section 2.2-4318, the Owner reserves the right, in the event the Bid from the lowest responsible Bidder exceeds available funds, to negotiate with the lowest responsible Bidder to obtain a contract price within available funds, which negotiations may include, but not be limited to, modifications to the scope of work, materials and equipment to be furnished, time for performance, price and other such terms as the Executive Director deems appropriate.

Pursuant to VA Code Section 2.2-4324, Bid results shall be subject to the Preference for Virginia Firms stipulation.

Bidders must certify that they do not and will not maintain or provide for their employees any facilities that are segregated on the basis of race, color, creed or national origin, and so certify with the form included in the Bid. Bidders must comply with the President’s Executive Order No.11246, prohibiting discrimination in employment regarding race, color, creed, sex, or national origin, and Executive Order No.12138 and No.11625 regarding utilization of MBE/WBE firms. Bidders must comply with the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

Oct
26
Tue
RWSA Regular Board Meeting @ Rivanna Water & Sewer Authority
Oct 26 @ 2:15 pm
Nov
2
Tue
REQUEST FOR BID No. 384 – SOUTH RIVANNA HYDROPOWER PLANT DECOMMISSIONING PROJECT @ Rivanna Water & Sewer Authority
Nov 2 @ 1:01 pm

Sealed Bids will be received by the Rivanna Water and Sewer Authority, hereinafter called the OWNER, in the Administration Building at the Moores Creek Advanced Water Resource Recovery Facility, 695 Moores Creek Lane, Charlottesville, VA 22902 until 4:00 p.m., local prevailing time on November 2, 2021 and then at said office be publicly opened and read aloud (virtually at the sole discretion of RWSA) for the following:

GENERAL CONSTRUCTION:  Includes all work needed to decommission the hydropower plant in accordance with the Contract Documents to include the following major components:  demolition of select electrical, mechanical and other hydropower related components; replacement of a 72” intake (slide) gate; rehabilitation of plant work spaces; and modifications to the hydropower conduit and powerhouse.  The foregoing description shall not be construed as a complete description of all work required.

Digital image copies of the Bidding Documents will be made available to prospective bidders via an online Office 365 Sharepoint site.  Information contained within the Bidding Documents has been identified as Critical Energy Infrastructure Information (CEII) and as a result a Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA) will need to be executed to gain access.  Following execution of the NDA, a specific link to the site where the documents may be downloaded will be provided to the bidder upon request.  For assistance and to request access to the bidding documents, contact Heather Newton at hnewton@gomezsullivan.com.

An optional virtual pre-bid conference will be held on October 5, 2021 at 9:30 a.m. to review the scope of work and clarify any aspect of the work that may be in question.  Attendance at the virtual pre-bid conference is not mandatory.  To obtain a link to the virtual pre-bid conference, contact Ms. Heather Newton, P.E. at hnewton@gomezsullivan.com.

A more detailed Notice to Bidders can be viewed here.

Nov
23
Tue
RSWA Regular Board Meeting
Nov 23 @ 2:00 pm

The agenda, which includes links to pertinent documents, will be posted no later than the Friday prior to the Board Meeting.

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Jan
25
Tue
RSWA Regular Board Meeting
Jan 25 @ 2:00 pm

The agenda, which includes links to pertinent documents, will be posted no later than the Friday prior to the Board Meeting.

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Mar
22
Tue
RSWA Regular Board Meeting
Mar 22 @ 2:00 pm

The agenda, which includes links to pertinent documents, will be posted no later than the Friday prior to the Board Meeting.

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