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Design and Construction Phase Services for the Replenish Big Bear Program

The Big Bear Area Regional Wastewater Agency (Agency) is requesting proposals from experienced firms to provide design and construction phase related services for the Replenish Big Bear Program. This Request for Proposal (RFP) provides information to enable firms to submit a proposal to provide professional design and construction phase services for the scope of work detailed in Appendix A: Scope of Work and Appendix B:  Construction Phase Support.

Replenish Big Bear is intended to help protect the Big Bear Valley and the Santa Ana Watershed from the impacts of drought and variable precipitation by recovering a water resource currently discharged outside of the watershed. The Replenish Big Bear Program is comprised of several projects; the first project includes treatment upgrades at the WWTP to produce purified water by providing tertiary filtration, reverse osmosis (RO) treatment, and ultraviolet disinfection and an advanced oxidation process (UV/AOP) for 100% of the water proposed to be discharged to Stanfield Marsh Wildlife and Waterfowl Preserve, a tributary of Big Bear Lake.

The pre-proposal meeting will be held on November 9, 2023 at 10:00 a.m. at the Big Bear Area Regional Wastewater Agency Administration Office:  121 Palomino Drive, Big Bear City, CA 92314.

Inquiries regarding this RFP must be requested in writing via email:, cc: The deadline for inquiries is November 13, 2023 at 2:00 p.m.

Submit five (5) hardcopies and one electronic copy of the proposal before 2:00 p.m. on November 20, 2023. After this date and time proposals will not be accepted and will remain unopened. Faxed proposals will not be accepted. Postmarks will not be accepted in lieu of actual receipt. The proposed Fee Schedule is to be submitted to the same address, separately from the proposals, in a sealed envelope. Only one copy of the proposed cost is required.

Note:  Terms and conditions are included in Appendix E:  Sample Agreement.

Request for Proposal Design and Construction Phase Services for the Replenish Big Bear Program.pdfAddendum No. 1.pdfAddendum No. 2.pdfAddendum No. 3.pdfBidder's List.pdf


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