Professional Engineering Services for Various Storm Water Services Projects

 

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Storm Water Services (Storm Water Services) is soliciting Statements of Qualifications (SOQ) from qualified engineering companies (Company) to provide Various Storm Water Services Projects (Project). There are four Scopes of Services identified in this RFQ.  Companies may seek consideration for any and all Scopes of Services. The four Scopes of Services are as follows:

Scope of Service A: Stream Restoration Projects

The City anticipates selecting one firm to provide these services on a task order basis. Initial work will include design phase services for a project selected by the City. The Barringer Drive Stream and Wetland Restoration includes stream restoration (for inclusion in the City’s mitigation bank) and wetland restoration/enhancement on tributaries to Irwin Creek. Scoping is anticipated to start in 2022. The specific projects are as follows:

Barringer Drive Stream Restoration

 

Scope of Service B: Water Quality Improvement Projects

The City anticipates selecting one firm to provide these services on a task order basis. Initial work will include design phase services for a project selected by the City. The Sweden Road Water Quality Improvement Project is a City Facility retrofit project located at the CDOT – Street Maintenance Division Southwest District & Heavy Equipment Shop on 4600 Sweden Road. The project intends to improve stormwater runoff from the City Light Vehicle Maintenance shop by constructing a sand filter and a regenerative stormwater conveyance. Scoping is anticipated to start in early 2022. The specific projects are as follows:

Sweden Road WQ Improvement Project

 

Scope of Service C: Unspecified Stream Restoration Projects

The City anticipates selecting one (1) or more firms to provide these services on a task order basis. Initial work will include design for potential repairs identified through monitoring reports.  In addition, two (2) or more stream restoration projects which may begin in 2022.

 

Scope of Service D: Unspecified Pond and Dam Rehabilitation/Water Quality Improvement Projects

The City anticipates selecting one (1) or more firms to provide these services on a task order basis for two (2) or more pond and dam rehabilitation/water quality enhancement projects. This category may include project initiation planning for multiple projects that are not specified at this time. Additional tasks may include design services for repair of existing projects. These projects are anticipated to start scoping in 2022.

Owners Advisor for the Clarke Creek Pumping Station and Force Main

This project will involve the construction of at least one pumping station and force main to transfer flows from east Mecklenburg county to a wastewater treatment plant within the Catawba River Basin. Gravity sewer improvements may be necessary to the receiving sewer.  CLTWater is proposing installation of a new Clarke Creek Pumping Station and Force Main which would involve constructing a new pumping station close to the Mecklenburg-Cabarrus County Line, in order to divert the entire Clarke Creek Basin flows to the McDowell Creek WWTP.

Progressive Design Build (PDB) is the recommended delivery model for this project. Due to critical project schedule and potential for complex multicriteria alternatives and risk analysis, Owner’s Advisor (OA) services will be needed.  In addition to decision analysis support, the selected OA scope will include scheduling and budgeting support for all phases of the project as it progresses, including monitoring design development for compliance with contract cost and schedule.

Utility Coordinator Services

The Contracted Utility Coordinator (CUC) shall provide services to resolve private utility conflicts associated with City of Charlotte Storm Water Services Storm Drainage Improvement Projects.  The City’s Utility Section Manager (USM) will manage the work of the CUC to ensure compliance and adherence to City standards and procedures. Utility Coordination is technical and detail-oriented that requires an understanding of: (a) the private utility company practices for the protection and relocation of utility facilities; (b) roadway and storm drainage infrastructure construction within the public right of way and on private property and (c) the identification and resolution process of any private utility facilities that may be in conflict with the proposed public roadway and storm drainage infrastructure construction

Collaborative Delivery Support Services

Charlotte Water (CLTWater) is soliciting Statements of Qualifications from qualified companies to provide Collaborative Delivery Support Services for various CLTWater and Storm Water Services projects.

CLTWater and Storm Water Services conduct several collaborative delivery projects each year. The departments are seeking a consultant to provide various services to support internal staff with the implementation of these collaborative delivery projects.  Services will be related to helping the departments develop internal processes and procedures, advising staff through Guaranteed Maximum Price negotiations and reviews, and provide training for staff, all in an effort for continuous improvement, standardization, and staff development.  Additional services may be required depending on the need that arises or the individual collaborative delivery project.

Professional Engineering Services for Various Storm Water Services Projects

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Storm Water Services is requesting proposals from qualified companies interested in providing Professional Engineering Services for Various Storm Water Services Projects.  Services will be needed for the following two scopes of work:

Unspecified Minor Storm Drainage Improvement Projects

Work may include but is not necessarily limited to initiating new projects or the review and completion of an existing project’s activities already in progress. Minor drainage projects are the ones defined to average in total construction cost between $50,000 to $500,000 each.

Active Major Storm Drainage Improvement Projects

Work includes the review and completion of an existing project’s activities already in progress. Scoping on these projects is anticipated to begin in 2021. The specific projects will be identified in the Request for Qualifications.

Water Master Plan 2023 (Engineering Services)

This project will update the 2015 Water Master Plan.  Charlotte Water seeks the services of a qualified engineering firm to perform a comprehensive Master Plan of the water supply and distribution system in the City of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County, develop a prioritized Capital Investment Plan, and provide a continuous improvement plan.

Water and Sewer Design Consulting Services

For the supplemental design and project assistance in the completion of miscellaneous water and sewer projects.  Services will be needed for an undetermined number of individual street main projects, of varying length, throughout Charlotte Water service area. (PS) Professional Services