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NAVFAC Design-Build Model Request for Proposal - Armory

G30 SITE CIVIL/MECHANICAL UTILITIES


SYSTEMS REQUIREMENTS
SITE CIVIL/MECHANICAL UTILITIES TEMPLATE 05/14 

Instructions for using this template: There are template files for each UNIFORMAT Level 2 Group Elements. This template is for Group Element G30-SITE CIVIL/MECHANICAL UTILITIES. Text such as this is hidden text that will not print when the hidden text box in "Print/Options" is un-checked.

The Civil and Mechanical Member should edit this template for the requirements of the project. The SYSTEMS REQUIREMENTS are intended to define items that are required for these utility systems. Editing is required where brackets [ ] appear. Delete all utility elements that are not required for the project. If additional elements or sub-elements are required for the project that do not appear in the template, refer to the NIST UNIFORMAT II publication for additional site element numbers and descriptions. The Uniformat II Work Breakdown Structure can be found at www.wbdg.org/ndbm/. Coordinate with the PERFORMANCE TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION SECTION G30 to ensure that performance requirements are provided for all of the Utility Elements listed here and that paragraph numbering matches.


NOTE:  Edit the following paragraphs to suit the project, or create your own, to describe the SITE CIVIL/MECHANICAL UTILITIES for the project.  Coordinate this section carefully with other portions of the RFP.


NOTE: Consider site improvement activities and components relative to Section 01 33 29.05 20 Sustainability Requirements for Design Build and UFC 01-200-02 High Performance and Sustainable Buildings.

SYSTEM DESCRIPTION


NOTE:  This specification assumes a project will utilize installation-owned utility systems.  Should any utilities be owned by a non-installation entity, RFP Editor will need to coordinate with the utility owner for system requirements and make necessary modifications to this ESR and corresponding PTS G30.

The site civil/mechanical utility systems include water supply systems, sanitary sewer systems, storm drainage systems, heating distribution systems, cooling distribution systems, fuel distribution systems and associated appurtenances which are more than 5 feet (1.5 meters) outside the building.

The site mechanical utility system consists of all piping and appurtenances for [steam] [and] [condensate,] [steam manholes,] [chilled water,] [hot water] [liquid fuel,] [natural gas,] and [propane] [    ] including all accessories and devices as necessary and required for a complete and usable system up to 5 feet (1.5 meters) outside buildings.

GENERAL SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS

Develop the site to provide water, fire protection, sanitary sewer, storm drainage, heating, cooling and fuel distribution services that meet the requirements of each applicable regulatory agency that governs and issues permits for the construction and operation of these systems. Site design is required to comply with UFC 3-210-10, Low Impact Developments, as well as state or local stormwater management regulations and applicable project sustainability goals.

Provide each system complete and ready for operation.

Physically verify the location of existing above and below ground utilities prior to starting work.

Identify and obtain all permits to comply with all federal, state, and local regulatory requirements associated with this work.  Complete the "Permits Record of Decision" (PROD) form with the first design submittal package.  A blank PROD form can be obtained at the Download Tab of Part 6 of the NAVFAC Design-Build website at the following link http://ndbm.wbdg.org/system/html/6/453.  Determine correct permit fees and pay said fees.  Forward copies of all permits, permit applications, and the completed PROD form to the Government's Civil/Mechanical Reviewer. Perform work in accordance with the obtained permits.

Minimize the impact of construction activity on facility operations and neighboring facilities.

Utility connection points are indicated on the drawings in Part 6. Obtain final approvals from the Government's Civil/Mechanical Reviewer and the Contracting Officer for all utility connection points associated with this work.

Coordinate with the local utility providers and pay any fees or charges required to connect to their utility.

All disciplines involved in site work design must coordinate utility locations with the Civil Engineer and the Landscape Architect.

Refer to Site Analysis and Building Requirements Sections for additional site civil/mechanical utilities information.

Provide all required fittings, connections and accessories required for a complete and usable system. Install all equipment per the criteria of PTS Section G30 and the manufacturer's recommendations. Where the word "should" is used in the manufacturer's recommendations, substitute the word "must".

Where the word "should" is used in the manufacturer's recommendations, substitute the word "must".  [After installation of the equipment and systems, provide individual training courses for [two] [_____ ] Government personnel for each of the items listed below, covering items contained in the Operations and Maintenance manuals. Provide one copy of the Operations and Maintenance manuals for each two course attendees.  Provide one DVD disc of the training courses to be used as refresher courses and to train additional personnel.  Conduct training by the same factory trained engineer that supervised the installation of the system.  During training include classroom discussion as well as hands on maintenance, replacement of typical components and repair type maintenance training for parts typically replaced or repaired in the field. Submit training plan 30 calendar days prior to training sessions; include scheduling, content, outline, and training material handouts. Provide training for [Cathodic Protection System] [_____].]

Provide site civil/mechanical utility systems and components that support project sustainability goals.

G3010 WATER SUPPLY


NOTE: For most projects the new water system is an extension of an existing water system.  Where a new water supply system is proposed, revise wording in the paragraph below.

The new water system is an extension of the existing water system.  The existing water system serving the project site is owned[, by the federal government, ]operated and maintained by _____(utility provider) at _____(utility address) and _____(utility phone number).  Provide the new water system and connections to the existing water system in accordance with UFC 3-230-01, Water Supply: Storage, Distribution, and Transmission; the utility provider’s requirements; and the state waterworks' regulations; whichever is more stringent.

Notify the utility provider of the additional demand generated by the proposed facility.  Provide a copy of all correspondence with the utility provider to the Government’s Civil/Mechanical Reviewer.

Provide connection to the existing water distribution system at the point indicated on the drawings in Part 6.


NOTE:  At a minimum include a water meter for each facility in accordance with UFC 1-200-02. Include Also include specific requirements below for installation of sufficient potable and non-potable water meters to identify system losses and individual facility use for all water-intensive facilities (swimming pools, gyms, golf courses, piers, dry docks, vehicle wash stations, industrial facilities, water intensive laboratories, and landscaping systems). Enable meter data to be collected and automatically transferred to a Meter Data Management (MDM) module in CIRCUITS (Centralized and Integrated Reporting for Comprehensive Utilities Information and Tracking System) for utility and energy management within an environment protected from cyber attack.

Design the new water system so that water consumption is measured at a minimum, by one meter for each facility. Ensure the meter is easily accessible, but not obvious.

[Install sufficient potable and non-potable water meters to identify system losses and individual facilities use. Enable meter data to be collected and automatically transferred to a Meter Data Management (MDM) module in CIRCUITS for utility and energy managment within an environment protected from cyber attack.]

G301001 WELL SYSTEMS


NOTE:  Well systems are rarely required.  Delete this section if not required.

Provide a potable water well system [capable of producing a guaranteed capacity of [_____]gallons per minute (cubic meters per second)]. The system is required to produce the average day demand[ of [_____] gallons per minute (cubic meters per second)] with the largest well out of service.  Provide a minimum of two wells.

G301002 POTABLE WATER DISTRIBUTION


NOTE:  Indicate any preferences of the utility provider in this section.  Include information on pipe materials, pipe linings, thrust restraint, valve types, corrosion protection, meters, backflow preventers, etc.

Connect the new potable water distribution system to the distribution system at the point indicated on the drawings in Part 6.

[Provide exterior corrosion protection on metallic pipe lines.]

A water meter on each proposed service line is [not] required. Provide type of meter and remote reading as required by the utility provider. [Water meter must be compatible with and functionally match the existing AMI water metering system and be capable of recording water usage data for download to existing AMI system.]

Provide [precast concrete vault] [meter box].

Fire hydrants are required to be [red] [_____] in color.

Backflow preventers are required on all service entrance lines.  If not specified in ESR D20 and D40, provide reduced pressure backflow preventers [aboveground] [in a belowground vault] outside the building.  [Provide [a heated] enclosure.]

G301003 POTABLE WATER STORAGE


NOTE:  Coordinate with the PTS Section G301003, "Potable Water Storage".

Provide a potable water storage facility [with a minimum capacity of [_____] gallons (liters)]. Provide [an elevated] [a ground] water storage tank.  [Provide freeze protection.]

Provide automatic level control to fill and prevent overflow of the tank.

Provide automatic level control by [altitude valve][floats][pressure transducer] in accordance with the preferences of the system owner to fill and prevent overflow of the tank.

Provide a telemetering system and recording equipment to a location manned 24 hours a day for the transmission and recording of storage levels in the distribution system.  Transmit overflow, low level and pump malfunction alarms to a location manned 24 hours a day.

Obtain approval of from the Government's Project Manager for shape of tank, the color and pattern of exterior coating.


NOTE:  Coordinate with the Fire Protection Engineer.  Coordinate with the ESR for Section D40, Fire Protection Systems, the PTS Section D40 and PTS Section G301002, "Potable Water Distribution".

G301005 FIRE PROTECTION WATER STORAGE


NOTE:  Coordinate with the Fire Protection Engineer.  Coordinate with the PTS Section G301003, "Potable Water Storage".

Provide a fire protection water storage facility [with a minimum capacity of [_____] gallons (liters)]. Provide [an elevated] [a ground] water storage tank.  [Provide freeze protection.]

Provide automatic level control to fill and prevent overflow of the tank.  Provide automatic level control by [altitude valve][floats][pressure transducer] in accordance with the preferences of the system owner to fill and prevent overflow of the tank.

Provide a telemetering system and recording equipment to a location manned 24 hours a day for the transmission and recording of storage levels in the distribution system.  Overflow, low level and pump malfunction alarms shall be transmitted to a location manned 24 hours a day.

Obtain approval of from the Government's Project Manager for shape of tank, the color and pattern of exterior coating.

G301007 PUMPING STATIONS


NOTE:  If a hydraulic analysis has been conducted recently for the water system or for this project, indicate the recommendations below.  If the Contractor will conduct this analysis to determine if a pump station is required for the project, delete sentence below.  The PTS Section G301007 indicates that the Contractor shall provide a packaged booster pump station if required for water system pressure.

A package booster pump station will [not] be required.


NOTE:  If a booster pump station is not required, delete the remaining paragraphs in this section.

Provide automatic control to start and stop the pump system.

Provide a telemetering system and recording equipment to a location manned 24 hours a day for the transmission and recording of pump operation.  Transmit alarms to a location manned 24 hours a day.

Provide [electrical connections for a portable emergency generator hook-up][an emergency generator]sized to start up and maintain the total rated running capacity of the station, including the pumps, controls, lighting, ventilation and other auxiliary equipment.

G301008 PACKAGED WATER TREATMENT PLANTS


NOTE:  Where packaged water treatment plants are required, indicate type of treatment, performance parameters, and special features.  Usually the Government has conducted a preliminary study to determine best option.

Provide a packaged water treatment plant [with a capacity of [_____] gallons per day (cubic meters per day)] [in accordance with the recommendations of the study attached in Part 6 of this RFP].

G3020 SANITARY SEWER


NOTE:  For most projects the new sanitary sewer system is an extension of an existing sanitary sewer collection system.  Where a new sanitary sewer collection system is proposed, revise wording in the paragraph below.

The new sanitary sewer system is an extension of the existing sanitary sewer collection system.  The existing sanitary sewer collection system serving the project site is owned [by the federal government, ]operated and maintained by _____(utility provider) at _____(utility address) and _____(utility phone number).  Provide the new sanitary sewer system and connections to the existing sanitary sewer collection system in accordance with UFC 3-240-01, Wastewater Collection; the utility provider’s requirements; and the state sewerage regulations; whichever is more stringent.

Notify the utility provider of the additional wastewater flow generated by the proposed facility.  Provide a copy of all correspondence with the utility provider to the Government Civil Reviewer.

Provide connection to the existing sanitary sewer collection system at the point indicated on the drawings in another part of this RFP.  In identifying a suitable point of connection, evaluate the capacity of the existing collection system.

G302001 SANITARY SEWER PIPING


NOTE:  Indicate any preferences of the utility provider in this section.  Include information on pipe materials, pipe linings, valve types, corrosion protection, etc.

[Provide exterior corrosion protection on metallic pipe lines.]

G302002 SANITARY SEWER MANHOLES & CLEANOUTS


NOTE:  Indicate any preferences of the utility provider in this section.  Include information on types of manholes, manhole linings, corrosion protection, etc.

[Provide precast concrete manholes only.] [Provide lockable manhole covers.]

G302003 LIFT STATIONS AND PUMPING STATIONS


NOTE:  If a study has been conducted recently for the wastewater collection system or for this project, indicate the recommendations below.  If the Contractor will conduct this analysis to determine if a pump station is required for the project, delete paragraphs below.  The PTS Section G3020 indicates that pump stations and force mains shall only be used when absolutely necessary. 

A wastewater pump station will [not] be required.  [Provide exterior corrosion protection on metallic force mains.]


NOTE:  If a wastewater pump station is not required, delete the remaining paragraphs in this section.


NOTE:  Indicate any preferences of the utility provider in this section.  Include information on pipe, pump, and wet well materials; linings; valve types; alarms; etc.

Provide a [simplex][duplex][triplex] [submersible pump][grinder pump][suction lift pump] station in accordance with the utility provider’s requirements. Provide pump station wet well of [precast concrete][fiberglass][__________] construction.  Provide adjacent valve vault of [precast concrete][__________] construction.

Provide automatic control to start and stop the pump system.  Provide automatic level control by [floats][pressure transducer][_____] in accordance with the preferences of the system owner to fill and prevent overflow of the wet well.  Provide an emergency pump connection.

Provide a telemetering system and recording equipment to a location manned 24 hours a day for the transmission and recording of pump operation.  Transmit alarms to a location manned 24 hours a day.

Provide [electrical connections for a portable emergency generator hook-up][an emergency generator] sized to start up and maintain the total rated running capacity of the station, including the pumps, controls, lighting, ventilation and other auxiliary equipment.

G302004 PACKAGED SANITARY SEWER TREATMENT PLANTS


NOTE:  Where packaged wastewater treatment plants are required, indicate type of treatment, performance parameters, and special features.  Usually the Government has conducted a preliminary study to determine best option.

Provide a packaged sanitary sewer treatment plant [with a capacity of [_____] gallons per day (cubic meters per day)] [in accordance with the recommendations of the study attached in Part 6 of this RFP]. 

G3030 STORM SEWER


NOTE:  For most projects the new storm sewer system is an extension of an existing storm sewer system.  Where a new storm sewer system is proposed, revise wording in the paragraph below.

The new storm sewer system is an extension of the existing storm sewer system.  The existing storm sewer system serving the project site is owned, [by the federal government,] operated and maintained by _____(utility provider) at _____(utility address) and _____(utility phone number).  Provide the new storm sewer system and connections to the existing storm sewer system in accordance with UFC 3-201-01, Civil Engineering; the utility provider's requirements; UFC 3-210-10, Low Impact Development the state stormwater management laws and regulations; and applicable project sustainablity goals; whichever is more stringent.


NOTE:  If outfall for existing storm sewer system is located off the Activity, require Contractor to determine that existing outfall has adequate capacity to handle additional flow generated by project.  Also require Contractor to obtain approval from system owner and provide a copy of all correspondence to the Government Civil Reviewer.

Provide connection to the existing storm sewer collection system at the point indicated on the drawings in another part of this RFP.  Confirm that the existing outfall has adequate capacity to receive the additional stormwater flow generated by the project.

Vehicle wash areas are [not] to be provided.

G303001 STORM SEWER PIPING


NOTE:  Indicate any preferences of the utility provider in this section.  Include information on pipe materials, pipe linings, corrosion protection, etc.

The following materials for storm sewer piping will not be allowed: [PVC] [ductile iron] [reinforced concrete pipe] [corrugated steel] [corrugated aluminum] [polyethylene (PE)] [ polypropylene (PP)] [_____].

[Due to corrosive soil conditions, storm sewer piping materials are required to be [polyvinyl chloride (PVC)] [,] [polyethylene (PE)] [or] [polypropylene (PP)].]

G303004 CULVERTS


NOTE:  Indicate any preferences of the utility provider in this section.  Include information on pipe materials, pipe linings, corrosion protection, etc.

The following materials for culvert piping will not be allowed: [PVC] [ductile iron] [reinforced concrete pipe] [corrugated steel] [corrugated aluminum] [polyethylene (PE)] [polypropylene (PP)] [_____].

[Due to corrosive soil conditions, storm sewer piping materials are required to be [polyvinyl chloride (PVC)] [,] [polyethylene (PE)] [or] [polypropylene (PP)].]

G303007 STORM WATER MANAGEMENT


NOTE:  For projects near airfields, storm water management facilities such as retention/detention ponds may not be allowed due to bird hazards. 


NOTE:  For projects that require storm water management choose the first bracketed pargraphs below and delete the second bracketed sentance.  If storm water management is not required choose the second bracketed sentance below and delete the first bracketed paragraphs.
 


NOTE:  Each LID feature has unique requirements that may (or may not) be suitable for your location and should be individually selected below. 

[Comply with UFC 3-210-10, Low Impact Development.  Consider the following LID features : [bioretention, ][dry wells, ][filter/buffer strips, ][grassed swales, ][bioretention swales, ][wet swales, ][rain barrels, ][cisterns, ][infiltration trenches, ][rain gardens, ][permeable pavement/pavers, ][___, ]and [tree box filters].[  The use of [bioretention, ][dry wells, ][filter/buffer strips, ][grassed swales, ][bioretention swales, ][wet swales, ][rain barrels, ][cisterns, ][infiltration trenches, ][rain gardens, ][permeable pavement/pavers, ] [___, ]and [tree box filters] are not allowed for this project.] 

Evaluate the drainage conditions and submit sealed calculations to the Government for civil and environmental review documenting how design meets UFC 3-210-10, state or local stormwater regulations, and applicable project sustainability goals. Provide a narrative indicating which criteria governs the design and all assumptions. Technical constraints that limit compliance with UFC 3-210-10 must be documented, reviewed and approved by the Government's Civil Reviewer.

If the project footprint exceeds 5000 SF (464.5 SM) and does not maintain the predevelopment hydrology to the maximum extent technically feasible (METF), these constraints must be documented on the NAVFAC Sustainable Energy Data Record Card (NSEDRC) and approved by the Government's Civil Reviewer. The NSEDRC can be found at: http://www.wbdg.org/pdfs/navfac_sustainable_energy_data_record_card.pdf.

For Navy and Marine Corps projects, comply with Navy LID Policy (commonly referred to as the Penn Memo). The Navy LID policy sets a goal of no net increase in stormwater and sediment or nutrient loading from major renovation projects and construction projects. Major renovation projects are defined as having a storm water component and exceeding $5 million and major construction projects are defined as exceeding $750,000. If LID is not implemented to the METF as defined in UFC 3-210-10, a waiver must be obtained from the Regional Engineer. Coordinate waiver review and approval with civil Technical Discipline Coordinator (TDC).

The contractor must obtain all required regulatory permits required for the proposed work.  Coordinate all reports, submittals, and permit applications through the Contracting Officer.]

[Storm water management will not be required for this project.]

G303090 OTHER STORM SEWER

An oil/water separator will [not] be required. Provide an oil/water separator designed [for a maximum flow of [_____] gallons per minute (liters per second).] [to receive the first flush of stormwater runoff.  Provide a bypass into the storm sewer system upstream of the oil/water separator designed to receive flows above the capacity of the oil/water separator.]

The [grease and oil][petroleum hydrocarbon] concentration in the effluent from the oil/water separator must not exceed [10][_____] mg/L.  Remove all free oil droplets equal to or greater than [20][_____] microns.  Discharge the effluent of the oil/water separator to the [sanitary sewer] [storm sewer] system.

G3040 HEATING DISTRIBUTION

Use the following design parameters for buried piping systems:

  1. Minimum depth of burial shall be 36 inches (914 mm) from center of carrier pipe to final ground surface.
  2. Earth thermal conductivity of 2.16 [___] W/m-K
  3. Earth temperature of 50 degrees F (10 degrees C) [___].

G304001 OVERHEAD HOT WATER SYSTEMS

[Provide insulated steel piping system including supports.]

Provide [ ] insulation for hot water piping systems.

Provide [concrete] [steel] support poles.

G304003 UNDERGROUND HOT WATER SYSTEMS

[Provide direct buried, factory pre-fabricated, pre-insulated piping systems with [steel] [polyethylene] [PVC[ carrier pipe.]  System shall be [drainable/dryable] [water spread limiting] type.

G304005 REINFORCED CONCRETE MANHOLES & VALVE BOXES


NOTE:  Use manholes for steam systems and valve boxes for hot water systems.

[Provide concrete manholes for valves [, expansion joints,] and building supply taps.]   Provide [open grate cover] [solid plate cover] with access and ventilation openings].  Provide [electric] [stream] operated sump pump in each manhole.

[Provide valve boxes for building supply taps and system isolation.]

G304090 OTHER HEATING DISTRIBUTION


NOTE:  Check with the Activity for cathodic protection requirements.  Coordinate with section G40.

Provide a [sacrificial anode] [impressed current] cathodic protection system for the underground piping systems.

G3050 COOLING DISTRIBUTION

Provide cooling distribution.

G305090 OTHER COOLING DISTRIBUTION


NOTE:  Check with the Activity for cathodic protection requirements.  Coordinate with section G40.

Provide a [sacrificial anode] [impressed current] cathodic protection system for the underground piping systems.

G3060 FUEL DISTRIBUTION

G306006 GAS DISTRIBUTION PIPING [NATURAL GAS] [PROPANE])

Provide [steel] [polyethylene (PE)] [natural gas] [propane] piping system.

G306090 OTHER FUEL DISTRIBUTION

Provide warning and identification tape for underground utilities.

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