FY24-26 Engineering Consulting On Call Services

Charlotte Water is soliciting Statements of Qualifications (SOQ) from qualified engineering firms to provide on-call miscellaneous engineering services for various projects.  Charlotte Water is seeking firms whose combination of experience and personnel will provide timely, cost-effective and quality professional services to support these projects.

Multi-Sensor Inspections

The work consists of all labor, material, and equipment to inspect existing large diameter sewers using Multi-Sensor (Laser/LiDAR), Sonar, and HD Image technology. The MSI deployment shall provide a three-dimensional representation of internal pipe conditions above the flow line using laser/LiDAR measurement and below the flow line using sonar measurement and both combined with HD imaging. The work includes locating manhole using signal transmitting device, processing the MSI data and delivering the results of the processing in a ready to use format.

On Call Stream Restoration and Sanitary Sewer Repair

This project includes stream stabilization and sewer repair at multiple locations within the sanitary sewer collection system. Stream stabilization structures shall be constructed to protect existing and proposed sanitary sewer infrastructure.

Project components include natural in-stream structures, plantings, site grading, sanitary sewer replacement, sheet pile installation, bypass pumping, and sediment control measures. Site locations will be released during the contract duration.

The contract is expected to be for a two-year term with possible renewal.

Real Estate Services

Charlotte Water is seeking contracts with companies that will handle land acquisitions and all related services thereto as needed, which is required occasionally and pursuant to the construction of critical water and wastewater infrastructure. Services will include acquisitions, relocations, appraisals, review of appraisals, various legal tasks, and easement offers. The type and amount of work varies per project and thus is unknown until the company reviews each project at the time of assignment.

McAlpine Wastewater Treatment Plant Dewatering Building HVAC Replacement

Replacing the McAlpine Waste Water Treatment Plant Dewatering Building HVAC system including all associated mechanical equipment, electrical, I&C, and ancillary components.

This project includes the HVAC upgrades at McAlpine Creek WWTP Thickening/Dewatering Building. The upgrades would include the replacement of air handling units, make up air units, exhaust fans, ductworks, the addition of split AC units, and the addition of an alarm and monitoring system for HVAC equipment. The scope will also include some structural and architectural rehabilitation needed to accommodate new ductwork and HVAC equipment.

Fire Hydrants and Parts

Charlotte Water is seeking a contract for the as needed purchase of fire hydrants (any approved manufacturer), as well as Mueller (only) fire hydrant parts.  Fire hydrants are located throughout the Charlotte Water service area and require replacement parts to remain operational and/or minimize equipment issues.

Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) Testing Service

Project to obtain lab testing companies that offers  Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) services. Companies must be familiar with a scientific methodology to detect PFAS substance and has knowledge of federal and state requirements.

Multiple contracts may be awarded.

HVAC Preventative Maintenance and Repair Services

Charlotte Water will be seeking a contract with multiple companies for HVAC preventative maintenance and repair services throughout its facilities.  Facilities include, but are not limited to, administration buildings, water and wastewater treatment plants, lift stations, and booster stations.  Preventative maintenance schedules are typically quarterly, and repairs are performed as needed.  The goal of such contracts is to minimize downtime of HVAC equipment.

Access Control and Video Monitoring Services

Charlotte Water will be seeking a contract with a company to provide access control and video monitoring services throughout its facilities.  Services will be required daily and as needed, and will include preventative maintenance and equipment installation and repairs.  Equipment includes, but is not limited to, video devices, intercoms, gates, doors, and ancillary parts.