RFQ No. FM200313

Seawater System Improvement Study


Bidding Closed

Bid Date2/28/20 4:00 pm

Company & Contacts

UCSB Design and Construction Services

Richard Dewey, University Rep.   richard.dewey@ucsb.edu


UCSB Campus


SHORTLIST – The University Screening Committee has selected the following firms, in no particular order, for further consideration in the qualifications-based selection process: (1)P2S, Inc. (Long Beach, CA); (2) PCA Global (San Diego, CA); and (3) TJP, Inc. (Bend, OR).

Project Description: Statements of Qualifications submittals are hereby solicited by the University of California, Santa Barbara (“University” or “UCSB”) from qualified professionals and firms with relevant experience and expertise in providing site assessments, detailed project programming, cost planning/budgeting, and other pre-design services associated with the Seawater System Improvement Study (“Project”) on the main campus of UC Santa Barbara, as more fully described in Request for Qualifications (“RFQ”) No. FM200313.

The University operates a seawater system that draws ocean water from pipes half of a mile off shore of Goleta Point to a pumping, storage, filtering, and distribution system. Seawater is provided to marine and biological sciences buildings for research and instruction. Many of the primary components of the seawater system are nearing the end of expected service life. The system underwent a major renewal in 1999 and has subsequently undergone a number of modifications and reconfigurations.

The Seawater System Improvement Study will assess and document the existing condition of the UC Santa Barbara campus seawater distribution infrastructure including intake, filtration and treatment, conveyance, and automated control components and equipment. Deliverables will include a Detailed Project Program and cost estimating for replacement and/or enhancement of system components.

SOQ Deadline: Interested firms shall provide one (1) digital copy (.pdf) of its SOQ submittal by 4:00 p.m. on February 28, 2020:

General Information: Affirmative Action Statement: Each candidate firm will be required to show evidence of its equal employment opportunity policy. Every effort will be made to ensure that all persons shall have equal access to contracts and other business opportunities with the University, regardless of: race; color; religion; sex; age; ancestry; national origin; sexual orientation; physical or mental disability; veteran’s status; medical condition; genetic information; marital status; gender identity; pregnancy; service in the uniformed services; or citizenship within the limits imposed by law or University’s policy.