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Water Line Improvements to serve Turkey Creek 4th Addition - Ph 1A

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Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00002351963

Bid Title: Water Line Improvements to serve Turkey Creek 4th Addition - Ph 1A

Agency Bid No. Title: 203278

Received Date: 09/28/2020

Close Date: 10/09/2020

Purchase Type: 155 working days

Delivery Point: Wichita, Kansas

Delivery Date: Not Stated

Special Notices: Bid Bond Required: 5%


Specifications include, but are not limited to: Fire Hydrant Requirements - The fire hydrant must meet the following requirements:1) Shutoff shall be with pressure by compression.2) The inlet connection shall be a 6 mechanical joint. Required glands, gaskets, bolts and nutsrequired shall be supplied with the fire hydrant. Tee head bolts and nuts shall be of Cortenmaterial.3) Provisions shall be made for lengthening the hydrant without the necessity ofexcavation.4) All working parts of the valve shall be removable through the top of the hydrant without thenecessity of excavation. Removal of parts shall be accomplished with the use of a smallhydrant hand tool.5) All parts entering into the manufacture of the fire hydrants shall be interchangeable.6) The top of the hydrant shall be so constructed that the operating threads are immersed in asealed oil or grease reservoir. O ring seals shall be used to prevent water and oil leakage.The stem shall be bronze lined where it passes through the O rings. The operating nut shallbe provided with seal or shield.7) The interior of the shoe shall be coated with a cement mortar lining in accordance withAWWA C-104-53, or the latest revision thereof; or with a catalyst cured or electro fusedepoxy, minimum thickness 10 mils.D) Fire Hydrant Valve - The fire hydrant valve shall meet the following requirements:1) The main valve assembly shall be seated in a sub-seat of all bronze material so as to providebronze to bronze engagement of the valve seat ring and to provide a drainage channel ofnon-ferrous material.2) The entire valve assembly, including lower valve plate, shall be bronze or stainless steel.The lower stem, viz. that portion below the lower valve plate, shall be completely enclosedwith bronze cap nut or nuts.3) Valve facing The main valve shall be faced with balata, hycar rubber, or approved equal.4) The fire hydrant main valves must move from full closed to full open in not less than 12complete turns and not more than 18 complete turns of the operating nut.5) Any spring assembly between the stem and the main valve, used by the manufacturer tofacilitate operations, shall be composed of either bronze or stainless steel.6) The fire hydrant must open left (counter clockwise).7) The hydrant must have two drain valves for automatic draining of the barrel when the mainvalve is closed. The City of Wichita Public Works and Water Utilities Material ReviewBoard may grant exceptions to this requirement on an individual hydrant model basis.8) The main valve shall be designed to provide for flushing at the drain valves during the firstfour turns of opening the main valve.9) The main valve opening shall be 4.5 inches unless otherwise specified

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Product Code: 91360

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: City of Wichita

State: Kansas

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: 455 North Main, 12th Floor, Wichita, Kansas, 67202



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