Project Bid Opportunities

Professional Services Opportunities

Professional Services Opportunities for the Valley Center Municipal Water District are advertised and awarded in accordance with the provisions of the District’s Administrative Code Article 135 – Professional and Consulting Services. The following Professional Services Opportunities are currently available:


[Project No. 13-06-78-53040]


Bid Date Wednesday, May 19, 2021 at 2:00 P.M. 

Engineers Estimate:   Lower Moosa Canyon WRF MCC Replacement                                                                                       

Project: $460,000

Addendums: There are no addendums for this project.

Information on obtaining Addendums, Plans, Specifications, and Contract Documents:

The Project generally consists of removal of existing electrical gear and installation of new (replacement) electrical gear.  Electrical gear generally consists of (1) Meter/Main Switchboard (MSB), Motor Control Center MCC-1, and Motor Control Center EMCC-1. A combination soft starter shall also be furnished and installed for servicing existing Aeration Blower No. 3.  A Temporary Switchboard shall be furnished and installed to temporarily power various equipment during the cut-over period. All electrical gear shall be provided by the Contractor. It will be the Contractor's responsibility to provide a rental generator sized to operate key equipment during the cut-over period.  The intent is to verify, de-terminate, re-terminate and confirm operation of existing and new conductors. This work will be performed on a live Wastewater Reclamation Facility. The Contractor shall be responsible for coordinating closely with the District and SDG&E to minimize impact on the plant and to ensure critical plant operations are back on-line within agreed upon time frames.

The contractor shall begin work on the Lower Moosa Canyon WRF MCC Replacement Project upon receipt of the Notice to Proceed. All work shall be completed within TWO HUNDRED SEVENTY-NINE (279) calendar days of the date of the Notice to Proceed.

A “MANDATORY Pre-Bid Conference will be held at the site on the following date(s) and time(s): On WEDNESDAY, APRIL 28, 2021, from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM and/or WEDNESDAY, MAY 5, 2021 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM at the Lower Moosa Canyon WRF, located at 8711 Circle R Drive, Escondido CA, 92026. Each and every Bidder “MUST” attend at least one (1) of the Pre-Bid Conference.  Because the site is located within a secured fence, access to the sites outside the limits of the Pre-Bid conference will be restricted and subject to staff availability to provide access.  Requests for site access must be made to the Project Manager.  Bids “WILL NOT be accepted from any bidder who did not attend at least one (1) of the Pre-Bid Conferences.

Bidders may examine the Contract Documents at the office of the Valley Center Municipal Water District, 29300 Valley Center Road, Valley Center, California 92082 (Contact: Alberto Sandoval). Hard copy prints of Plans, Specifications, and Contract Documents can be ordered from Escondido Reprographics, Inc. 1130 Simpson Way, Escondido, CA 92029, Phone: (760) 745-8626.  Bidder is responsible for payment of all costs associated with acquiring plans and specifications from Escondido Reprographics, Inc.  Digital copies shall be made available only through Valley Center Municipal Water District offices.

Bidders must register as planholders with the District Office in order to receive any updates and should check back regularly for addenda. For further information, contact Fernando Carrillo by email at or 760-735-4579.

The Bidder is solely responsible for obtaining all project bid documents – no time extensions or other considerations will be given for non-receipt or acquisition of bidding documents. The District will also make the Contract Documents available for review at one or more plan rooms.