Package 1 has been awarded to AECOM/WMV IV, a Joint Venture. The Notice to Proceed with Phase 1 work for Package 1 was delivered to AECOM/WMV IV on October 8, 2020. Components of Package 1 include: a 16 MGD Water Recycling Facility, an 11.5 MGD Advanced Water Purification Facility, a solids handling facility, a product water pump station and a new visitor’s center. The progressive nature of Package 1, Phase 1 provides the JPA with the opportunity to evaluate and price options and value‐engineering (i.e., innovative) ideas, refine the Project design, continue to eliminate unknowns, and identify and evaluate project risks.
Package 1 will proceed forward with Phase 1 work and not‐to‐exceed dollar amounts. During Phase 1, the JPA will collaborate with AECOM/Lyles to develop and finalize the scope of work and a guaranteed maximum price (GMP) for Phase 2 and 3. Phase 1 is planned to begin in October 2020 and run through January 2022.
PACKAGE 2 UPDATES
Package 2 has been awarded to Orion Construction Corp. Package 2 includes designing and constructing a 10‐mile Advanced Water Purification pipeline, Dechlorination Facility and inlet to Lake Jennings.
Package 2 will proceed forward with Phase 1 work and not‐to‐exceed dollar amounts. During Phase 1, the JPA will collaborate with Orion to develop and finalize the scope of work and a guaranteed maximum price (GMP) for Phase 2. Phase 1 is planned to begin in October 2020 and run through January 2022.
PACKAGE 3 UPDATES
The final Request for Proposals for Package 3 was issued to the shortlisted teams on July 23, 2020 and proposals are due to the JPA by 3:00 pm, PST, October 14, 2020. The third package will be considered by the JPA Board at a meeting in December 2020.