The Contractor(s) will work with State agency staff members of the Upper Division States of Colorado, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming through the UCRC staff to explore the feasibility of developing and employing temporary, voluntary, and compensated demand management within the Upper Colorado River Basin, in a manner that helps reduce consumptive water use, if and when needed, to ensure ongoing compliance with the 1922 Colorado River Compact. The UCRC may make multiple awards under this solicitation.
This RFP was published on October 30, 2019 and will be open until December 20, 2019.
Other important dates and deadlines for proposal submission are listed here and in the RFP documentation under the “Sequence of Events” section.
Written inquiries should be directed to Sara Larsen, UCRC Procurement Manager, until November 29, 2019, at the following:
Email: slarsen (at) ucrcommission.com
Mail: 355 South 400 East, Salt Lake City, UT 84111
*** Please note: The UCRC updated its “Sequence of Events” schedule on January 31, 2020.***
*** Please note: The UCRC updated its “Sequence of Events” schedule on April 24, 2020.***
The UCRC made awards to select contractors at their Regular Meeting, held on May 19, 2020, and at a Special Telephonic Meeting on June 16, 2020. The following is a list of the successful awardees and their respective segments of the RFP Scope of Work:
Legal Analyses – Smith Hartvigsen
Technical Analyses (consumptive use modeling and verification) – Desert Research Institute
Technical Analyses (storage and shepherded volume routing and modeling) – Hazen & Sawyer
Technical Analyses (project management) – Hazen & Sawyer
Economic Analyses – AMP Insights
Stakeholder Facilitation and Outreach – JUB Engineers