Government Contract | Delaware
Public Utility Consulting Services for a General Increase in Water Rates

Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00000513875

Bid Title: Public Utility Consulting Services for a General Increase in Water Rates

Agency Bid No. Title: STA16318-PCSWDERATE

Received Date: 03/16/2016

Close Date: 04/01/2016

Purchase Type: Not Stated

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Delivery Date: Not Stated

Special Notices: Questions Due By 03/21/2016


Specifications include, but are not limited to:SWDE is a Delaware corporation duly authorized by its articles of incorporation to engage inthe business of transporting, distributing and selling water in the State of Delaware. Under26 Del. C. 102, SWDE is a public utility and is authorized to sell and distribute water inportions of New Castle County, Delaware. SWDE serves approximately 38,000 watercustomers in Delaware pursuant to rates approved by the Commission.SWDE has filed with the Delaware Public Service Commission (the Commission) anapplication seeking to adjust its volumetric delivery rates for the first time in over five years.SWDE alleges that costs have risen since 2010 to a point where the Company is fallingshort of its authorized return on utility investment. In addition, the Company alleges thatwater consumption on a per customer basis has declined since 2010, which has decreasedthe volumes over which to allocate fixed costs. In its application, the Company seeksapproval of an increase in delivery service rates of $4,943,665 or 19.96% over existing STATE OF DELAWAREDelaware Public Service Commission Staff2rates. SWDE states that it seeks an adjustment to its rates to more accurately reflect thecurrent level of sales and the current level of costs that the Company is incurring so that itcan provide safe and reliable service to its customers.Copies of SWDEs application (including its proposed rate schedules, revised tariff pages,prefiled testimonies, and other supporting documents) can be accessed through theCommissions docketing and file management system, DelaFile, by searching for DocketNo. 16-0163 or by reviewing Appendix B Application of SUEZ Water Delaware Inc

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Product Code: 94648

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: State of Delaware - Office of Management and Budget

State: Delaware

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Government Support Services, 100 Enterprise Place, Suite 4, Dover, Delaware, 19904



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