RFP's & Bid's

Canton Water Pollution Control Plant Expansion to 6 MGD


 Sealed Bids will be received by the City of Canton at City Hall located at 110 Academy Street, Canton, GA 30114, until:

10:00 AM local time on Thursday, November 19, 2020

for the Project known as:

Canton Water Pollution Control Plant Expansion to 6 MGD

at which time and place the bids will be publicly opened and read aloud. Bids received after the designated time will not be considered and returned unopened.

The project generally involves the upgrade and expansion of the City’s Water Pollution Control Plant (WPCP) from a permitted capacity of 4.0 million gallons per day (MGD) to 6.0 MGD. The following major items are included:

  1. Upgrade of headworks and influent splitter box structures to provide odor control and one (1) additional grit removal unit.
  2. Addition of a new fine screening facility consisting of two (2) 1-mm screens.
  3. Addition of four (4) Biological Nutrient Removal (BNR) basins, involving the construction of three (3) new basins and conversation of an existing Sequencing Batch Reactor (SBR) tank.
  4. Addition of new Membrane Bioreactor (MBR), including four (4) process trains, permeate pumping, Return Activated Sludge (RAS) transmission and splitter box, Waste Activated Sludge (WAS) transmission and associated chemical addition facilities.
  5. Conversion of an existing Sequencing Batch Reactor (SBR) tank for Waste Activated Sludge (WAS) storage.
  6. Addition of a new Ultraviolet (UV) Disinfection, post-aeration and effluent measurement structure.
  7. Conversion of two (2) SBR tanks to aerobic digesters.
  8. Addition of a new solids handling facility to include two (2) belt filter presses, a thermal drying unit and associated appurtenances.
  9. Addition of new administration building and laboratory.
  10. Associated civil work, yard piping, power supply, electrical system, and instrumentation & controls.

Bidders shall inform themselves concerning Georgia Laws and comply with same.


Requests for Bidding Documents, both hard copies and electronic copies must be made to Hector Casablanca via email at hector.casablanca@atkinsglobal.com. Hard copies may be obtained from, Atkins North America, Inc., office located at 1600 RiverEdge Parkway NW, Suite 700, Atlanta, Georgia, 30328. A non-refundable payment of $1,000.00 is required for a hard copy of the bidding documents and a non-refundable payment of $150.00 is required for an electronic copy of the bidding documents.

Only general contractors who have been prequalified with the City of Canton are invited to bid. BIDS FROM OTHER THAN PREQUALIFIED CONTRACTORS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.


A mandatory pre-bid meeting for general contractors interested in submitting a bid is scheduled for Thursday, October 15, 2020 at 9:00 AM local time at the Canton City Hall located at 110 Academy Street, Canton, GA 30114. After the pre-bid meeting, a site visit to the WPCP will be made. Bids will not be accepted from those bidders that are not represented at the pre-bid meeting...

The time allowed for Substantial Completion is 1,215 calendar days, and the time allowed for Final Completion and readiness for final payment is 1,275 calendar days from the date of commencement.


Each Bid must be accompanied by a Bid Bond with good and sufficient surety or sureties approved by the City for faithful acceptance of the contract, payable to, in favor of, and for the protection of the City in an amount equivalent to five percent (5%) of the total amount payable by the terms of the contract or, in lieu thereof, a certified check, cashier's check, or cash in equal amount. The successful bidder will be required to furnish the necessary additional Bond(s) as described in the Bidding Documents.


All Bids will remain subject to acceptance for 120 days after the day of the Bid opening, but City may, in its sole discretion, release any Bid and return the Bid security prior to that date.

The Owner reserves the right to reject any or all Bids, to waive informalities and re-advertise.

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Canton WWTP Expansion - Addendum No. 1 pdf