|Alternative project delivery methods are acceptable for WIFA-funded projects.
The contract packet lists required contract conditions that apply to new Clean Water
and Drinking Water Revolving Fund projects and contains forms that must be used
in the procurement process.
THERE ARE SEPARATE PACKETS FOR GOVERNMENTAL AND NON-GOVERNMENTAL ENTITIES. PLEASE
ENSURE THAT YOU HAVE THE APPROPRIATE COPY.
Please review the entire packet prior to bidding. The packet must be physically
included in all bidding, solicitation and contract documents.
- Use of American Iron and Steel is required and includes the
following products made primarily of iron or steel: lined or unlined pipes and fittings, manhole covers
and other municipal castings, hydrants, tanks, flanges, pipe clamps and restraints, valves, structural
steel, reinforced precast concrete, and construction materials.
EPA Guidance for Use of American Iron and Steel (March 2014)
Questions and Answers Part 1: Valves and Hydrants (May 2014)
Questions and Answers Part 2: Products, Projects and Process (Sept. 2014)
De Minimis Waiver (April 2014)
Short Term National Product Waiver for Stainless Steel Nuts and Bolts (Feb. 2015)
National Product Waiver for Pig Iron and Direct Reduced Iron (Feb. 2015)
For more information, visit
EPA's American Iron and Steel web page.
- Federal Davis Bacon prevailing wages apply. Payment
of the wages, fringe benefits and overtime rates is required.
- The appropriate Federal (Davis Bacon) Prevailing
Wage Decision must be physically incorporated into the bidding and contract documents.
- Weekly certified payroll submittal is required
under the Federal Davis Bacon laws.
- Compliance with the Civil Rights Act and Equal
Employment Opportunity is required.
- Promotion of Small, Minority and Women-owned Businesses
and participation in Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE) is required.
Forms for all Borrowers