Request for Bids: Division 7 Reservoir Replacement Project (C2111)

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Lake Whatcom Water and Sewer District (“District”) will receive sealed Bid proposals for the following project:

TITLE: Division 7 Reservoir Replacement Project (District Project No. C2111)

DESCRIPTION: Construct two new concrete reservoirs (each 237,900 gallons) and associated piping, appurtenances, and site improvements. Demolish existing 1-million-gallon steel reservoir. Project is located in the Sudden Valley Community of Bellingham, WA.

ESTIMATED BASE BID COST RANGE: $2.0M – $2.4M (Not including sales tax)

SUBMITTAL TIME/DATE/LOCATION: Prior to 2:05 PM PST, Tuesday, February 27, 2024

Lake Whatcom Water and Sewer District
1220 Lakeway Drive
Bellingham, WA 98229

Public Bid Opening will commence at approximately 2:10 P.M at the same location. The project bid opening will be broadcast live to the public using an online meeting platform. Prior to the bid opening an e-mail with an invitation and instructions to join the bid opening will be sent to all Plan Holders on the list maintained by WCR Plan Center.

PRE-BID MEETING: A non-mandatory pre-Bid meeting will be held at the project site main access entrance to The Firs: 1740 Lake Whatcom Blvd, Bellingham, WA at 10:00 A.M. PST, Wednesday, January 24, 2024, for the purpose of answering questions from prospective Bidders.

PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS: Plans and specifications can be viewed and downloaded at:  WCR Plan Center, 2215 Midway Lane, Suite 208, Bellingham, WA  98226 (360) 738-0370 or on the internet at  Plans and specifications can be viewed (hard copy) at: Lake Whatcom Water and Sewer District Office, 1220 Lakeway Drive, Bellingham, WA  98229 (360) 734-9224.

Award of the contract(s) will be to the lowest responsive responsible Bidder.

Contractors desiring to bid this project must register on the plan holders list with WCR Plan Center (2215 Midway Lane Suite 208, Bellingham, WA 98226 or on the internet at All Addendum, if any, must be acknowledged on the bid form. Addendum will be distributed by WCR to registered plan holders).

Please direct questions regarding this project to the Consultant Wilson Engineering, LLC, Curt Schoenfelder, PE, 360-733-6100 x 1233,, no later than Friday, February 9, 2024. Within 24 hours following the bid opening, Bidders may obtain Bid results at

Bidder Responsibility will be evaluated for this project.  In determining Bidder responsibility, the Owner shall consider an overall accounting of the criteria set forth in “DIVISION 00300 SUPPLEMENTAL BIDDER RESPONSIBILITY CRITERIA”.  Please direct questions regarding this subject to the office of the Consultant.

Lake Whatcom Water and Sewer District reserves the right to accept or reject any or all proposals and to waive informalities or irregularities.