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12905B24SS0058 – Sources Sought for Wastewater Piping Vault Upgrade USDA Ames IA

ID: 12905B24SS0058 • Type: Sources Sought


This is a Sources Sought notice Only. This is NOT a solicitation for proposals, proposal abstracts, or quotations. This Sources Sought is issued for information and planning purposes only as part of USDA ARS market research and does not itself constitute an RFQ. This requirement is covered under NAICS code 237110. The purpose of this notice is to obtain information regarding the availability and capability of qualified sources; Small Businesses; HUBZone small business; service-disabled, veteran-owned small business; 8(a) small business; veteran-owned small business; woman-owned small business; or small disadvantaged businesses; Responses to the information requested will assist the Government in determining the appropriate acquisition method, including whether a set-aside is possible.

The Contractor shall provide all labor, piping, fittings, equipment, mounts, accessories, hardware, transportation, storage, and disposal of existing components as required to perform all work in accordance with these specifications. Piping sections shall be replaced at separate scheduled times/dates to alleviate the disruption of the wastewater processes and daily operations and to reduce the shutdown timeframe.

The Government does not intend to make an award based on responses to this inquiry. This notice does not constitute a commitment by the Government.

Capability Statement

All information submitted in response to this announcement is voluntary, and the Government will not pay for information requested nor will it compensate any respondent for any cost incurred in developing information provided to the Government. Business concerns that possess the capabilities necessary to undertake this work should submit complete documentation of their capabilities to the Contracting Officer. Capability statements shall include the Contractors contact point to discuss their response.

The capability statement should include:

1) Acknowledgement that they are able to provide the subject supplies/services being requested;

2) Interested vendors should identify their size standards in accordance with the Small Business Administration;

3) At least three previous requirements that are similar to the requirement include a discussion of the Contract type, delivery method, duration, etc.;

4) Any other information considered relevant to this requirement; and

5) The government requests that no proprietary, classified, confidential, or sensitive information should be included in the response.

Any vendor responding to this notice should ensure that its response is complete and sufficiently detailed to allow the Government to determine their qualifications to perform the work. Respondents are advised that the Government is under no obligation to acknowledge receipt of the information received or provide feedback to respondents with respect to any information submitted. After review of the responses received, a combined synopsis/solicitation may be published on depending on the responses received.

All responses to this Sources Sought Notice must be received by the notice's POC by the deadline in order to be considered. Responses may not be returned. Responders are solely responsible for all expenses associated with responding to this Inquiry. Do not submit pricing information in response to this Request.


Response Deadline
July 17, 2024, 12:00 p.m. EDT Due in 1 Days
July 10, 2024, 12:23 p.m. EDT
Set Aside
Small Business (SBA)
Place of Performance
Ames, IA 50010 United States

Current SBA Size Standard
$45 Million
Likely Fixed Price
Est. Level of Competition
Est. Value Range
$500,000 - $1,500,000 (AI estimate)
Odds of Award
Signs of Shaping
The solicitation is open for 6 days, below average for the ARS Pacific West Area.
On 7/10/24 ARS Pacific West Area issued Sources Sought 12905B24SS0058 for 12905B24SS0058 – Sources Sought for Wastewater Piping Vault Upgrade USDA Ames IA due 7/17/24. The opportunity was issued with a Small Business (SBA) set aside with NAICS 237110 (SBA Size Standard $45 Million) and PSC J046.
Primary Contact
Theodore Blume   Profile


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July 10, 2024
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Aug. 1, 2024