New Cationic Polymer for the Washington Aqueduct (WAD)
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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Baltimore District is considering the re-procurement of an indefinite-delivery indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) single-award delivery-order contract for Cationic Polymer for the Washington Aqueduct Division (WAD) in Washington, D.C. Attached is a draft statement of work (SOW). Cationic Polymer is used at Washington Aqueduct s Dalecarlia Water Treatment. Cationic Polymer shall conform to the requirements of ANSI/AWWA Standard, latest revision, except as modified or supplemented herein, and shall be certified to meet NSF/ANSI Standard 60
The purpose of this notice is to survey interest and obtain capability statements from industry. The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code for this re-procurement is 325180 Other Basic Inorganic Chemical Manufacturing, which has a small business size standard of 1,000 employees. Vendors interested in the re-procurement shall submit a capabilities statement with the following.
1. Company name, address, point of contact phone number and e-mail address, CAGE code, and UEI number.
2. Business size in relation to NAICS 325180, including small business category as applicable (woman-owned small business, service-disabled veteran-owned small business, etc.).
3. Narrative describing the company s capability of fulfilling the SOW.
Email capabilities statement to Monique Jones, Contract Specialist at email@example.com and Vincent J. Gier, Contracting Officer at Vincent J. Gier@usace.army.mil no later than 11:00 AM Eastern Standard Time, February 21, 2023. Reference Sources Sought number W912DR23X0U68. Submissions will be shared with the Government project delivery team, but otherwise will be held in strict confidence. No feedback or evaluations will be provided to respondents regarding their submissions. If you have any questions, contact Monique Jones by email.
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This amendent is to add the statement below and to attach files A.02.10d Example Alternate Clause Rev1 and A.02.10c 52.216-2 Clause
Due to current economic conditions, the Government is considering whether to have the solicitation and contract include an economic price adjustment (EPA) clause, either FAR 52.216-2 Economic Price Adjustment-Standard Supplies or an alternative EPA clause see attachments.
In addition to a capabilities statement, respondents should provide feedback and state whether the solicitation and contract should have an EPA clause. If an alternate EPA clause is preferred in lieu of FAR 52.216-2, provide feedback on the attached example, such as what Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) economic price index(es) should be used (Producer Price Index, Employment Cost Index, Import Price Index, etc.), what cost(s) should be subject to adjustment under the clause.