Project Bid Opportunities

Project Bid Opportunities

Construction Contract Projects for the Valley Center Municipal Water District are advertised and awarded in accordance with provisions of the Public Contract Code. Projects are advertised in Newspapers of general circulation in the area of the project and also in various Construction Trade Journals and Newsletters. Contracts are awarded to the lowest responsible bidder as required by the Code. The following Construction Contracts are currently out for bid:


Jesmond Dene Reservoir Demolition 1

[Project No. 01-06-78-51302]


Bid Date: Tuesday, February 20, 2020 at 2:00 P.M. 

Engineers Estimate:  $75,000

Addendums: There are no addendums for this project.

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

The project generally consists of the removal and disposal of a 55-foot diameter by 25-foot tall (base to roof) 0.42 million gallon above ground bolted steel potable water reservoir and above ground piping. The contractor shall remove and dispose of the interior/exterior ladders and associated brackets, tabs and all other components, rafters, central vent, overflow pipe and other miscellaneous material as shown on the plans. Existing above grade 12” altitude valve, 4” and 12” gate valves shall be removed and returned to the District upon removal. Above ground piping shall be capped with a 4” and 12” blind flange, and 10” steel pipe cap. Contractor shall take precautionary measures in protecting and existing overhead electrical line traversing the site. Contractor shall be responsible for cleaning all construction debris after all demolition work is complete.  

All work shall be completed in TWENTY-EIGHT (28) calendar days of the date of the Notice to Proceed.

A NON-MANDATORY Pre-Bid Conference will be held at the site on the following date and time: On WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 29, 2020, from 10:00 am to 11:00 am at 26985 Mountain Meadows Road, Escondido, Ca 92026. Each and every Bidder should attend the Pre-Bid Conference. Because the site is located within a secured fence, access to the site 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 be accepted from any bidder who did not attend the Pre-Bid Conference.

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 Alberto Sandoval by email at or 760-735-4577.

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.