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The Bristol County Water Authority is seeking sealed Bids for Water Meters and RF Module Installation Services. Bids will be received by the BCWA at their office at 450 Child Street, Warren RI 02885 until 11:00 a.m. on January 9, 2018, at which time and place said bids will be publicly opened and read aloud. All work under this contract is subject to the prevailing wage rate of the State of Rhode Island.

The scope of work for this two (2) year contract includes installation of approximately 13,000 residential and commercial meters in Bristol, Warren, and Barrington, RI. Meter installations range in size from 5/8-inches to 6-inches, with absolute encoder registers and remote RF modules. All modules are to be wired and mounted to the exterior of the building. Installations shall include removing the existing meters, registers, modules, and wiring and furnishing all incidentals required to complete installations. BCWA plans to complete approximately 4,000 installations over the length of the contract with scheduling and technical and installation tracking assistance from the Contractor. The water meters, absolute encoder registers, and RF modules are being purchased by BCWA under a separate contract.

A mandatory Pre-Bid Conference will be held on December 5, 2017 at 11:00AM at the BCWA Office. Attendance via conference call will be allowed. Individuals requesting interpreter services for the hearing impaired or require handicap accessible facilities must call (401) 245-2022 forty-eight hours in advance of the Pre-Bid Conference.

Any questions or to request conference call information, contact Susan Rabideau at (401) 245-2022 ext 38. Contract documents may be obtained by clicking the link to the right and downloading the documents.

ADDENDUM NO. 1 added on December 18th 2017. Redownload to retrieve addendum.