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Condition Assessment on Concrete Water Main




Condition Assessment on Concrete Water Main


Request for Proposals

The City of Surrey (the “City”) is seeking to retain the services of a professional consultant (the “Consultant”) to perform condition assessment on select City’s concrete water mains.


The Consultant will provide the following services in accordance with the information provided within this document:

  • Project management;
  • Prepare detailed drawings to construct the required access points to insertion and/or extraction drawing plansthe tool;
  • Conduct condition assessment; and
  • Prepare report.

The City has approximately 9.7km of 450mm-600mm prestressed concrete cylinder pipe (PCCP) that were installed between 1960-1980. These PCCP is part of the City’s feeder mains delivering water across the city.


The City is looking for the following information at the completion of this project:
(a) Wire break count and location:  The Consultant is to provide information on the number of wire breaks found and their locations in the system;
(b) Pipe wall loss percentage and location: The Consultant is to provide information on percentage of wall loss on the metal cylinder;
(c) Structural strength analysis: The Consultant is to provide information on the expected failure margin (how many wire breaks can the pipe withholds before it collapses), and remaining service life for each pipe segment;
(d) Recommendation on the steps to confirm/find the suspected defects, the repair procedure, and other related next course of actions, and the prioritization of these action items; and
(e) Ballpark cost estimate for each of the recommended action items.

The Consultant and its team shall be fully committed to the City team members and to the project schedule. This project is to achieve substantial completion by Nov 30, 2020.

RFP Documents for download:
Condition Assessment on Concrete Water Main (.pdf)
Schedule C - Form of Proposal (.doc)

If the City determines that an amendment is required to this RFP, the City Representative will issue a written addendum by posting it on the BC Bid Website at (the "BC Bid Website") and the City Website at (the "City Website") that will form part of this RFP. No amendment of any kind to the RFP is effective unless it is posted in a formal written addendum on the City Website. Upon submitting a Proposal, Proponents will be deemed to have received notice of all addenda that are posted on the City Website.

All Inquiries related to this RFP should be directed in writing to the person named below

Closing Date:

August 6, 2020 - 3:00 pm (Local Time)


Richard Oppelt
Manager, Procurement Services
Finance Department
Tel: (604) 590-7274


Submissions under review.

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