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Reverse Osmosis Storage Tank - Washington DC VAMC

District Of Columbia, United States
Government : Federal
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This announcement constitutes a Sources Sought. It is not a solicitation or request for proposal, but an effort to obtain information for planning purposes only.

SCOPE OF WORK: The Contractor shall provide all labor, personnel, equipment, tools, materials, parts, supervision and other items and services necessary to install the Reverse Osmosis Storage Tank at the Washington DC Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 50 Irving Street NW, Washington, DC 20422. All work shall be completed by a certified contractor on installing the RO units. The install includes connecting the feed and return lines. The contractor shall also provide in-service to the end users and technical support personnel.

The Contractor shall provide drawings, installation, validation, and training of the RO unit. They shall provide 24 hour telephone, remote diagnostic, and repair support during the warranty period. The Contractor will provide on-site emergency coverage for inoperable equipment. Telephone support will also be 24 hours, 7 days week with a 30 minute response time during business hours and 2 hours outside of normal business hours.

Full installation, commissioning/testing, and user training shall be scheduled with the Contracting Officer Representative (COR) several months in advanced. The anticipated installation date is July September 2019. These dates are not confirmed and should only be used for scoping and planning purposes. Contractor shall provide project management services for this installation and coordinate installation with the Construction Team. They shall provide all required documents and specifications needed for the installation and maintenance of their system.


The contractor shall provide all tools and equipment necessary to properly and safely perform the services set forth within this statement of work. This shall include, but is not limited, to all Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) which may be required for the work to be completed in a safe manner.

(one or all as necessary and appropriate to this contract)

Washington DC VA Medical Center
50 Irving Street NW
Washington, DC 20422


The Contractor shall be available 24/7 to support the products during its warranty period. Each instance of service will be a single visit, be it a single day or multiple days, at the facility for a period sufficient to complete the work set forth in the scope of work. This visit is to be scheduled in advance with the Washington DC VA Medical Center s Biomedical Engineering Section. Service reports for any and all work done are required to be submitted to the Biomedical Engineering Section within three business days of completion of the work. Contractor shall submit all removable media to be used on a VA system to Biomedical Engineering for scanning with anti-virus software prior to use on the system. In the case of equipment turn-in, exchange, repair or replacement hard drives used by the VA shall be removed from the equipment and remain in possession of VA.




The contractor shall take all necessary precautions to prevent damage to any government property. The contractor shall report any damages immediately and shall be assessed current replacement costs for property damaged by the contractor, unless corrective action is taken. Any damaged material (i.e., trees, shrubs, lawn/turf, cubs, gutters, sidewalks, etc.) will be replaced in a timely manner or corrected by the contractor with like materials, at no extra cost to the government, upon approval of the Contracting Officer.




The contractor's employees shall wear visible identification at all times while on the premises of the VA property. It is the responsibility of the contractor to park in the appropriate desig nated park ing areas. Information on parking is available from the VA Police-Security Service. The VA will not invalidate or make reimbursement for parking viola tions of the con tractor under any con ditions. Smoking is prohibited inside any buildings at the VA. Cellular phones and two way radios are not to be used within six feet of any medical equipment. Posses sion of weapons is prohibited. Enclosed containers, including tool kits, shall be sub ject to search. Violations of VA regulations may result in a citation answer able in the United States (Federal) Dis trict Court, not a local district state, or municipal court.

Salient Characteristics

The procurement of a sterile processing water treatment system using reverse osmosis filtration. The water treatment system must be able to supply water for a cart washer, two ultrasonic cleaners, three disinfectant washers, and five (5) sanitizing foam dispensers. It must meet sterile processing water treatment regulations and provide high quality low conductivity water. Finally, the RO system must fit in the water treatment room.
Cut sheet and utility requirements must be provided
Plumbing connection provided and/or meeting industry standards
A storage tank: 180-200 gallons
High flow pump: 210 GPH
Reverse Osmosis with deionizer
Ohm monitor with alarm: 200,000 ohm cm 1meg ohm
Hard water scale reduction (ie. antiscalant feed tank)
Configurable settings
High conductivity alarm
Low feed pressure system shutdown and alarm
Electricity: 115-120v, 15amp and/or 220V, 15amp
Operating Weight: Less than 2500lbs
Must fit in treatment room (LxWxH): 15 11.5 x 14 8 x 12 10
Local Field Office with Technical Support personnel to conduct site visits and to support the system during the warranty period
1 year warranty
Installation and training required
Project Management services are required
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