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Design-Build Services – Blue River WWTP Biosolids Facility Project

The City of Kansas City, Missouri, and KC Water are seeking interested proposers for the upcoming Blue River Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) Biosolids Facility Project. The project will replace and rehabilitate aging infrastructure, upgrade biosolids treatment processes to reliably produce Class A biosolids, increase digester methane gas production, and maximize use/repurposing of existing facilities. The project is intended to provide the regional capacity and reliability necessary to comply with solids management regulatory requirements through 2035 and meet the City’s sustainability goals for the project.

The project will include the following elements:

  • Processing and solids production capacity of up to 90 dry tons per day
  • Installation of new solids screening equipment
  • Construction of thermal hydrolysis processes (THP)
  • Repurposing and expansion of the existing solids handling building to house new biosolids thickening and dewatering equipment, polymer feed systems, feed pumps, grinders, a conveyance system for dewatered solids, and solids transfer pumps
  • Construction of a truck loadout facility
  • Installation of a new biogas handling system
  • Construction of side-stream ammonia treatment facilities
  • Upgrade and replacement of obsolete electrical systems

An informational meeting for interested proposers will be held on June 17, 2019, from 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm CDT at the Blue River WWTP, 7300 Hawthorne Road, Kansas City, Missouri 64120. Those who wish to attend should RSVP by email to Blake Anderson at on or before June 16, 2019. RSVP is recommended to confirm event location and time.

Additional information regarding this design-build opportunity is provided here.

Design-Build Professional Consulting Services – Bay Park Diversion Project

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is releasing this “Request for Qualifications for Design-Build Professional Consulting Services” (RFQ) to solicit qualified professional service firms to assist DEC in the completion of a project to divert treated wastewater effluent from the Bay Park Wastewater Treatment Facility to the Cedar Creek Wastewater Treatment Facility within Nassau County.

DEC is seeking to contract with a firm capable of providing engineering services in New York State that has demonstrated experience with “design-build” project delivery. Among the types of engineering services needed are: (1) design quality assurance for water/wastewater infrastructure; (2) construction quality assurance for water/wastewater infrastructure; (3) civil engineering, with a focus on underground utility construction (such as micro-tunneling); (4) mechanical engineering, with a focus on water/wastewater pumping infrastructure; and (5) design-build procurement. Respondents will be scored based upon the qualifications of both the firm and the key personnel, as outlined in the RFQ, pursuant to State Finance Law Section 136-a.

The RFQ may be obtained by emailing and requesting the RFQ. Proposals are due no later than May 31, 2019 at 1:00 PM EST.

On May 7, 2019 at 1:00 PM, DEC will host an optional information meeting for potential respondents to attend, learn about the project, and meet with other interested potential respondents, including M/WBE, DBE and SDVOB firms. The meeting will be held in the Ceremonial Chamber (2nd floor) of the Nassau County Executive Offices located at 1550 Franklin Avenue, Mineola, New York 11501.  Those who wish to attend should RSVP by email to on or before May 3, 2019, with their contact information and firm name. RSVP is highly recommended as the event location and time is subject to change. Please advise when RSVP’ing if a reasonable accommodation is required.

Detailed submission guidelines and requirements are outlined in the RFQ available as of April 15, 2019.

Pursuant to the State Finance Law Sections 139-j and 139-k, this RFQ includes and imposes certain restrictions on communications between a Governmental Entity and an Offerer during the procurement process. Further information about these requirements, including a copy of the new lobbying law, can be found at:


All correspondence and/or questions relating to this RFQ should be directed to the Department’s designated contacts, Susan D. McCormick, P.E. and Thomas J. King, Esq.

Please note, telegraphic or other electronically transferred bids are not acceptable.

Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Set Aside: No
Total MWBE Participation Goals: 20%
Due date:05/31/2019 1:00 PM
Contract term: Five Years
County(ies): Albany, Nassau
Location: Nassau and Albany Counties