Notice to Bidders: Sparwood Well #4 Watermain

The District invites Contractors with proven utility and road construction experience and expertise to submit tenders.

General scope of the project is:

  • Construction of approximately 3500m of HDPE watermain, primarily 350mm diameter, in two locations;
  • 4 watermain undercrossings, by trenchless method, including 610mm steel casing pipes and 350mm HDPE carrier pipes;
  • Intersection improvement and isolated road repair works;
  • Supply and installation of approximately 2700m of 75mm DB2 conduit and pull boxes for future fibre optics;
  • Approximately 600m of gravel trail construction;
  • Topsoil stripping, replacement and hydroseeding;
  • Substantial Performance date is June 1st, 2019.

Tenders will be received in a sealed envelope, clearly marked with the name and address of the proponent and the name of the Project:

“TENDER FOR: Sparwood Well #4 Watermainand be addressed to DANNY DWYER, DIRECTOR OF ENGINEERING no later than 13:59:59 (MDT), THURSDAY, July 26th, 2018 (the “Closing Deadline”), at the following address:

District of Sparwood - Municipal Office
136 Spruce Avenue
Sparwood, BC V0B 2G0

Please note that Canada Post does not offer door-to-door express delivery service in Sparwood and courier services typically take 2 days to deliver.

There will be a non-mandatory Pretender Meeting, held at the Sparwood Municipal office at 1:30pm on July 10th, 2018.

Tenders must submit a bid security in the amount of 10% of the tender price. Labour and Material, and Performance bonding, each in the amount of 50% of the tender price, are required by the successful tenderer.

Copies of the Tender Documents can be obtained online on BC Bid ( on or before June 21, 2018.

Inquiries regarding this Project shall be directed to:

McElhanney Consulting Services Ltd.
Unit #1 125 Industrial Rd. #3
Sparwood, BC  V0B 2G1

Kevin Mohr, P.Eng.,
Contract Administrator

Phone: 250.425.5434
Direct Line: 250.425.0158

District of Sparwood
136 Spruce Avenue
Sparwood, BC  V0B 2G0


Danny Dwyer, 
Director of Engineering

Phone: 250.425.6271
Direct Line: 250.425.6818