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Water Division and Buckman Direct Diversion Meter Testing & Calibration Services

Agency: Santa Fe
Level of Government: State & Local
  • H - Quality Control, Testing, and Inspection Services
  • J - Maintenance, Repair, and Rebuilding of Equipment
Opps ID: NBD12477227253201782
Posted Date: Jun 6, 2019
Due Date: Jun 18, 2019

Water Division and Buckman Direct Diversion Meter Testing & Calibration Services
Bid Number: 19/23/B
Status: Closed
Close Date: 6/18/2019 2:00 PM
Project Manager:
Alex Gamino
(505) 955-4375
Proposal Submission Information:
See Bid/RFP documents for additional submission details.
City of Santa Fe Purchasing Office 200 Lincoln Ave,. Room 122 Santa Fe, NM87501

The contractor shall provide the following services for the City of Santa Fe

A. Test large meters: The testing of 190 City of Santa Fe large distribution meters

ranging from 3” to 10” and 27 Buckman Direct Diversion ranging in size from 1.5”

to 30” ) 30 electromagnetic flowmeters for Source of Supply ranging from 4” to

24” in diameter annually, testing for accuracy, and calculate annual water loss for

all meters at different tier rates. Normal testing operation is between March 7 to

November 15 (longer if weather permits and temperatures are above freezing).

Contractor shall identify meter accuracy problems resulting from improper sizing

and application monthly on spread sheets and on annual report. Testing is done

by comparative methods using a certified test meters. Meters will be tested and

calibrated in accordance with American Water Works Association (AWWA)

standards. Contractor shall provide list of meter that have no longer use and

need to be replaced. Contractor shall provide all safety equipment for entering

confined space in accordance with Occupational Safety Hazards Administration

(OSHA) regulations.

B. Repairing large Meters: Meters that are found to be stopped, broken, leaking,

or inaccurate will be repaired and calibrated back to AWWA standards. All

meters registers requiring AMI or AMR shall be ordered and replace upon


C. Large Meter testing certifications: To work on a meter that is on line and in

operations has to meet three requirements:

1. Minimum level 3 New Mexico Water Operator Certificate

2. Contractors License is necessary to work on a meter that is in service.

3. The contractor shall be confined space certified.

D. One hundred eighty (190) large domestic compound, single jet, turbo and

electronic flow meters ranging in size from 3” to 10 “ for testing and repairs: The

contactor shall provide annual reports which consist of all large meters repaired

and tested, meter accuracy percentage average, hi, mid and low flows, water

loss, and recommendation for meter replacement.

E. Twenty-seven (27) production meters ranging in size from 1.5” to 30” must be

tested and certified at the High and Low Flow Manufacture Specifications as well


as the average operating flow to be provide by the Buckman Direct Diversion.

Ultra Sonic Testing is required on fifteen (15) designated meters

F. Testing on (30) electromagnetic flowmeters for Source of Supply ranging from

4” to 24” in diameter. Provide electromagnetic flowmeter flow verifications,

diagnostics, calibrations and reports for Endress Hauser, Krohne and Badger

production meters. Contractor shall verify the electromagnetic flowmeters remain

within the manufacturers’ operating parameters/tolerance via manufacturers’

approved method. Contractor shall provide a detailed report for each meter upon

completion of testing. The contractor will inform the City of Santa Fe on any

failed units along with a recommended solution to maintain compliance.

Cancelled per SR 06/03/2019

Related Documents:
19/23/B [11.5 MB]


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