Bid Details
San Francisco Zoo Recycled Water [BID TABULATION]

Bid due

2:00 PM

  • Type Construction
  • Department Infrastructure
Project Description
An electronic version of the bidding forms is available by request.   To request these materials, email with this Contract No. WD-2895, the firm name, full address, email address, phone number, copy of contractor’s license or business card, and a copy of a government-issued identification. Visit for updates.

The objective of the project is to replace the San Francisco Zoo’s non-potable groundwater supply with recycled water. The project will construct a 6” DIP recycled water main from Skyline Blvd/Sloat Blvd to 43rd Ave/Sloat Blvd and install mechanical and electrical components to operate the recycled water supply and groundwater backup supply.  The work is to be performed in San Francisco, California.

Bid discounts may be applied as per San Francisco Administrative Code Chapter 14B and Section 2.01 of CMD Attachment 1.  The Local Business Enterprise (LBE) subcontracting requirement is 15.00%. The LBE subcontracting requirement can only be met with CMD certified San Francisco Micro and Small-LBEs.  The LBE subcontracting participation requirement is 15.00% due to a high degree of specialty work involved in this contract including the requirement for a system integrator for instrumentation and control, and cathodic protection. SFPUC-LBEs cannot be counted towards meeting the LBE subcontracting requirement(s).  Prime and Joint Venture level LBE participation cannot be counted towards meeting any of the LBE subcontracting requirement(s). LBE subcontractors must be certified with CMD in the scope of work they are being listed to perform. All Bidders shall submit documented Good Faith efforts with their Bids as directed on CMD Form 2B, except those who exceed the above-stated subcontracting requirement(s) by at least 35%. Refer to CMD Attachment 1. Failure to comply with Chapter 14B requirements may result in a Bid being deemed non-responsive and ineligible for Contract award.  Please contact Michelle Kassatly at (408) 641-8031 or for further information.  Subcontracting opportunities may include, but not limited, to the following major types of work: pipeline and plumbing; traffic control; earthwork and paving; trucking and hauling; excavation and shoring; instrumentation and control; system integration; cathodic protection; and general concrete work.

Interested Bidders are encouraged to attend by remote means a teleconference pre-bid and contractor networking conference to be held on October 11, 2023 at 10:00 A.M. To participate by remote means, please access the meeting at this website:  The Meeting ID is 812 1041 0192and meeting Passcode is 494333. To join, enter Meeting ID and click Join.  When prompted, enter the meeting Passcode.  To participate by phone, dial +1.213.338.8477 and enter the Meeting ID followed by # key.  When prompted, enter the meeting Passcode and # key.  Attendance of remote attendees will be completed at the end of the pre-bid meeting.

A site inspection will be held at the San Francisco Zoo Reservoir and Pump Station, located at the intersection of Sloat Blvd and 43rd Ave, at 1:00 PM on 10/11/2023.

SFPUC encourages Bidders to complete the Safety Prequalification Web Form at at least 3-weeks prior to the date of Bid opening in accordance with Section 00 21 13 – Instructions to Bidders.  Bidders are required to pass the Safety Prequalification prior to SFPUC considering their bid submission complete.  SFPUC will notify Bidders that have passed the Safety Prequalification prior to or on the date of Bid opening.  Refer to Section 00 21 13 – Instructions to Bidders, “Bidder Qualifications” and the website listed above for additional information.

A Class “A” California Contractors License is required to bid.  Furthermore, each listed subcontractor must possess appropriate active licenses for the work each subcontractor will be performing.

Request for proposal

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Pre-Bid Conference

  • DATE
  • TIME
    10:00 AM
    Not Mandatory