Bid Proposals

The Wastewater Reclamation Project’s Phase 1 is composed of a collection system, which is broken into four construction packages, A through D, along with a Wastewater Treatment and Reclamation Facility.  Hi-Desert Water District (HDWD) is currently in the process of seeking contractors, as well as subcontractors to construct these project components.





Sealed Bids for the construction of the Wastewater Reclamation Project Phase I Collection System Bid Package D will be received, from pre-qualified Bidders only, by Hi-Desert Water District, at the office of the Hi-Desert Water District, 55439 29 Palms Highway, Yucca Valley, CA 92284, until 2:00 PM local time on June 19, 2018, at which time the Bids received will be publicly opened and read.  The Project consists of construction approximately 29-miles of gravity sewer pipeline.  The areas of construction are located primarily on the west side of the Town of Yucca Valley, and take place in both paved and unpaved roadways, and within sewer easements.  The sewer pipes range in size from a minimum of 6-inches up to a maximum of 15-inches, and range in depth from 6-feet to 25-feet deep.  Sewer laterals include sizes from 4-inches to 6-inches.  Construction of the system will include four (4) jack and bore crossings through Caltrans right of way at Highway 62.  In addition to the sewer pipe and manhole installation(s), laterals will be installed up to the limit of the public right of way, no work will be performed on private property outside of existing Hi-Desert Water District easements.  The Project will include a full depth mill of existing paved roads, and the construction of new roadway sections after the sewer system installation.  Bids will be received for a single prime Contract.

Bids shall be on a lump sum and unit price basis, as indicated in the Bid Form.  The Issuing Office for the Bidding Documents is: Hi-Desert Water District, 55439 29 Palms Highway, Yucca Valley, CA 92284, contact Samantha Mena, Administrative Assistant (760) 225-6272 or  Prospective Bidders may contact the Issuing Office with questions regarding the Bidding Documents on Monday’s through Thursday’s between the hours of 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM and may obtain copies of the Bidding Documents from the Issuing Office as described below.  A complete set of Bidding Documents may be downloaded as portable document format (PDF) files by clicking the link below:



  1. The Issuing Office will not provide printed sets of Bidding Documents.
  2. A pre-bid conference will be held at 2:00 PM local time on May 15, 2018 at the Hi-Desert Water District’s main office, 55439 29 Palms Highway, Yucca Valley, CA 92284.  Attendance at the pre-bid conference is mandatory.  Bidders who do not attend the mandatory pre-bid conference will be immediately disqualified from this bid opportunity.  
  3. This project is funded by the Clean Water State Revolving Fund (SRF).  SRF requirements for submitted bids are included within the bid documents and must be followed.  This includes, but is not limited to: a) properly following the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) outreach requirements (these requirements begin early on within the Bid Period and must be started quickly); and b) completing all SRF DBE documents provided within the Bid Documents which must be provided as part of the submittedbid; and c) providing bid documents that are consistent with current Davis Bacon Wage Determinations (WD) (WD’s provided by the Department of Industrial Relations must be checked for any amendments up to 14 days prior to the bid closing date andprevailing wage rates must be reflected within the submitted bid’s wages).
  4. Documents included within the provided link include:
    1. Bid Package D Drawings;
    2. Bid Package D Specifications;
    3. Geotechnical Investigation; and
    4. Ground Penetration Report

(other project documents, if in existence, will be provided by the Issuing Office by email request only)

  1. The Owner reserves the right to reject any or all Bids, including without limitation, those found to be nonconforming, nonresponsive, unbalanced, or conditioned Bids.  Owner will reject the Bid of any Bidder that, after reasonable inquiry andelevation, is found to be not responsible.  If Bidder purports to add terms or conditions to its Bid, takes exception to any provision of the Bidding Documents, or attempts to alter the contents of the Contract Documents for purposes of the Bid, then the Bid will be considered not responsible.  Owner reserves the right to waive all minor informalities not involving price, time, or changes in the Work.


Open Proposals

Package D of the Collection System


Soils and Materials Testing


The bidding process is closed.  The District awarded the contract to Earth Systems.

Click here to view the Request for Qualifications and Request for Proposal

           Reference Documents for the RFP:
           Phase Map
           Area Map
           Sample PSA

Bid Documents Received:

Please submit all questions to General Manger, Ed Muzik at or call (760) 228-6269.

Collection System


Proposals and Qualifications

All contractor prequalifications have now closed for Phase 1 of the collection system.

Bid Information

Below is bid information for each identified package of the collection system:

Package B (Pump Stations):  TBA

Package A: The prequalification and bid process is closed. The District has awarded Sukut Contractors to install Package A of the collection system.

Bid Documents Received:

Package C: The prequalification and bid process is closed. The District has awarded Sukut Contractors to install Package C of the collection system.

Bid Documents Received:

Bid documents:  click here

Full advertisement: click here

Soils & Materials Testing Documents:  Click here

Reference Document
Phase Map
Area Map
Sample PSA


1.) Provides cost indexing for PVC material purchases and makes necessary changes to bid items to reflect the same. Includes minor changes to property classifications, sewer alignments and provides answers and applicable changes in relation to contractor questions associated with the original bid documents. Click here for full addendum.

2.) Provides an updated standard drawing for the replacement of traffic signal loops within CalTRANS' right-of-way. Click here for full addendum.

3.) Provides an updated linear PVC pipe quantity within the bid documents. Click here for full addendum.

Questions are to be submitted to Samantha Mena,  C.A.P.M at (760) 228-6272 or

Package D: Bid opening to be announced.

Please submit all questions via email to

Wastewater Treatment and Reclamation facility


Subcontractors interested in providing services for the construction of the Wastewater Treatment and Reclamation Facility, please contact W.M. Lyles Co. Contractor at for more information.

NATIVE PLANT RELOCATION (Bid Open) - Closes 2:00 p.m. October 30, 2017

Click here for bid document