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Chemical Solicitation - Zinc Orthophosphate

Publication Date
12/05/2017 10:19 AM EST
Closing Date
12/15/2017 11:00 AM EST
Issuing Organization
Reading Area Water Authority
Solicitation Number

Specifications include, but are not limited to:The quantity of material covered by these specifications shall be the requirements for the Reading Area Water Authority for the calendar year 2018 and will amount to approximately five (5,000) gallons more or less. Function over a temperature range of five (5) degrees to one (100) degrees Centigrade and have a shelf life in excess of two (2) years. Further, product shall not precipitate out during storage. 2. Must function as a corrosion inhibitor by inhibiting iron, copper and lead by-product formation, nor require reaction with calcium in low alkalinity waters. Documentation to substantiate this claim must be submitted with bid. 3. Must be able to gradually remove existing deposits without causing any major cosmetic/quality problems to the end user. Documentation to substantiate this claim must be submitted with bid. 4. Must be non-toxic to humans by meeting the RMCL's (Recommended Maximum Contaminant Level) as listed in the water chemicals codex. Not have an injurious effect on water department personnel. Material Safety Data Sheet must accompany bid. 5. Product must work with the existing storage and metering equipment presently being used at the Zinc Orthophosphate Satellite Stations. Further, bidder must provide application instructions and metering equipment calibration assistance. 6. Successful bidder must provide monthly water quality analysis to monitor and verify performance of product. 7. Product must be liquid and not precipitate out during normal handling and storage. 8. Must have a successful history of use in municipalities of similar size for a period of at least three (3) years. At least five (5) local references for verification of product performance, delivery and technical support must accompany bid. The aforementioned references shall be provided on Appendix A, supplements to the bid form. 9. Must not increase bacteria colony counts in distribution system. Documentation to substantiate this claim must be submitted with bid. 10. Must not increase system chlorine demand based on the maintenance dosage. Documentation to substantiate this claim must be submitted with bid.

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