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Irvine Ranch Water District, Baker Water Treatment Plant is out for Bid!

Irvine Ranch Water District, Baker Water Treatment Plant is out for Bid!The Baker Water Treatment Plant will be built at the existing Baker Filtration Plant site in the City of Lake Forest. The project is intended to provide increased water supply reliability to south Orange County by increasing local treatment capability for multiple water supply sources, including imported water and local surface water from Irvine Lake. It will also help provide a reliable local potable water supply in the event of emergency conditions or scheduled maintenance on the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California’s (MWD) delivery system.

Water produced from the Baker Water Treatment Plant will not only be distributed to IRWD customers, but will also benefit neighboring water agencies and their customers. Our partners include Moulton Niguel Water District, Trabuco Canyon Water District, Municipal Water District of Orange County, El Toro Water District, and Santa Margarita Water District.

The Engineer’s Estimate for this project is Sixty-six million, nine hundred sixty-seven thousand dollars ($66,967,000)  The Bid Opening date is September 26th, 2013 at 2:00 pm. Time of Performance for completion is 820 consecutive calendar days (2 years 3 months0  from date of mailing the Notice of Award.

Bids will be accepted for this Project only from the prequalified bidders on the Project Bidders List.

The companies include:

Archer Western Contractors (Walsh Group)


PCL Construction, Inc.

J.F. Shea Construction, Inc

Shimmick Construction

W.M. Lyles Co.