City issues invitation to tender bids for the sewage treatment plant upgrade

Interested parties have until March 26 to tender bids for the Revelstoke Sewage Treatment Plant Odour Control Upgrade Project.
The project will no doubt be keenly followed by Southside residents whose nostrils have periodically been assaulted by the odors emanating from the plant in the summer.
“The project includes the installation of a Carbon Scrubbing Unit to manage odours exhausted from the existing Headworks Building,” says the Invitation to Tender issued by the City on Thursday, March 12. “Specifically, the work required as part of this project encompasses the following:
Retrofit existing Headworks Building ductwork and HVAC systems to include a new 40 kW inline duct heater and balancing system to operate using relocated supply air fan and new Carbon Scrubber unit blower;
Provide SCH 40 PVC ducting to extract foul air from the Headworks Building inlet channel and screening equipment;
Installation, testing and commissioning of the Owner Supplied Carbon Scrubber Unit. Work includes concrete equipment pad and minor site works to install the equipment adjacent to the existing Headworks Building; and
Instrumentation and programming to integrate the HVAC and new Carbon Scrubber unit with City SCADA system.”
Contract documents are available in PDF format at a charge of $25 from City Hall at 216 MacKenzie Avenue or electronically on or after Thursday, March 12. Please contact Mike Thomas by e-mail at or call him at 250-837-3632 to be added to the official plan holders list.
The contract documents are also available for viewing at the Engineering and Public Works office at City Hall on MacKenzie Avenue and at the BidCentral Online Plan Room AECOM, 201 – 3275 Lakeshore Road in Kelowna.
Tenderers are encouraged to attend an optional information meeting scheduled for Thursday, March 19, at 11 am at the 1141 Powerhouse Road.
Tenders are scheduled to close at 3 pm on March 26.