Government Contract | Minnesota
Rebid - Powdered Activated Carbon

Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00003280583

Bid Title: Rebid - Powdered Activated Carbon

Agency Bid No. Title: 0000002250

Received Date: 10/27/2022

Close Date: 11/14/2022

Purchase Type: Term:

Delivery Point: Minneapolis, Minnesota

Delivery Date: Not Stated

Special Notices: Questions Due By 11/07/2022


Specifications include, but are not limited to: Bids are requested to furnish and deliver, as called for over a twelve-month period, with the option ofcontract extension for two additional 12-month periods, the amount of powdered activated carbon(PAC) needed by the City of Minneapolis in the operation of its water treatment facilities, all inaccordance with the requirements of ANSI/AWWA Standard B600 (latest version) except as specifiedherein. The Powdered Activated Carbons shall have been tested by an ANSI-accredited laboratory andshown to comply with ANSI/NSF Standard 61 Drinking Water System Components - Health Effects.The total annual estimated quantity needed for such operation is 500 tons (1,000,000 pounds). Use ishighly dependent upon water quality, PAC performance, and overall water production rates. Thisestimated quantity shall not be deemed to guarantee either a minimum or restrict the maximumamount to be furnished.Full disclosure of carbon base material, and source of base material, must be made before considerationof performance testing and acceptance is allowed. The PAC shall be produced in, packaged at, andshipped from ISO 9001 certified or registered facilities, or as an alternative the Bidder may submit adetailed quality assurance plan as described in Section 2 of this specification.Following review and acceptance of information provided with the bid, each submitted carbon will beperformance tested in the removal of Geosmin, using the AWWA B-600 MIB/Geosmin Test. Theperformance test will result in the development of a performance factor. The performance factor will beused as a multiplier in the determination of an equivalent bid price providing the basis of bid award.

Product Codes: 89002, 88508

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: City of Minneapolis

State: Minnesota

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Duane Hansen, Purchasing Department

Phone: 612-673-2197




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