Request for Qualifications released for the Macaulay Point Pump Station and Forcemain

May 24, 2017

Victoria, BC–- The Wastewater Treatment Project has issued a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) inviting interested contractors to submit their qualifications to design and build the Macaulay Point Pump Station and Forcemain. From the submissions, a shortlist of up to three qualified proponents will be invited to participate in the next stage of the competitive selection process, the Request for Proposals (RFP).

The Macaulay Point Pump Station and Forcemain are integral components of the Wastewater Treatment Project. As part of the overall conveyance system, the pump station will pump wastewater to the McLoughlin Point Wastewater Treatment Plant for tertiary treatment.  The forcemain is the pipe that will connect the Macaulay Point Pump Station to the McLoughlin Point Wastewater Treatment Plant.

It is anticipated that the pre-qualified proponents will be selected in summer 2017 and the final preferred proponent chosen in early 2018. Construction on the Macaulay Point Pump Station and Forcemain will be complete by spring 2020. 

The new pump station will be constructed adjacent to the existing pump station at Macaulay Point. The new pump station will pump wastewater to the McLoughlin Point Wastewater Treatment Plant for tertiary treatment during normal flows and continue to provide bypass pumping to the existing Macaulay Point outfall during storm events.

The Wastewater Treatment Project, including the conveyance system components, is being funded by the Government of Canada, the Government of British Columbia and the Capital Regional District (CRD). 

To access the RFQ please visit the CRD’s current opportunities page https://www.crd.bc.ca/about/contracts-rfps/current and BC Bid (bcbid.gov.bc.ca).

About the Wastewater Treatment Project

The Wastewater Treatment Project will provide tertiary treatment for wastewater from the core area municipalities of Victoria, Esquimalt, Saanich, Oak Bay, View Royal, Langford and Colwood, and the Esquimalt and Songhees Nations. The Wastewater Treatment Project, to be completed by the end of 2020, consists of the McLoughlin Point Wastewater Treatment Plant, the Residuals Treatment Facility at Hartland Landfill, and the conveyance system that will carry wastewater from across the core area to the treatment plant, and residual solids to the Residuals Treatment Facility. For more information, please visit www.wastewaterproject.ca.

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For media inquiries, please contact:
Andy Orr, Senior Manager
CRD Corporate Communications
Tel: 250.360.3229
Cell: 250.216.5492