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Bid Title: Water Supply Test Wells
Category: Water
Status: Closed


Town of Normal


The Town of Normal is soliciting proposals from highly qualified and experienced firms for test hole drilling.

General Requirements: The Well Driller shall furnish all labor, equipment, materials, and incidentals necessary to  install a test well, at the specified location, in order to conduct a test drilling program to investigate the presence of a water-bearing sand and gravel formation and to obtain adequate information to facilitate the design of a producing well, This will require the collection, examination, and preservation of samples of the water bearing formations at depth-intervals of 2.5 to 5.0 feet, or at changes in formation, whichever is smaller. Where clay formations are present, samples shall be obtained at 5-foot intervals, for sand and gravel formations, samples shall be obtained at 2.5 foot intervals, Conduct sieve analyses on the samples as directed.

The Well Driller shall conform to applicable State of Illinois Geological Survey requirements. Remove all casings and abandon the test well in accordance with the Illinois Department of Public Health regulations. The test well shall be left with bentonite so that the well can be easily drilled out and used as the production well.  All work shall follow Illinois Prevailing Wage requirements. 

The intent of the RFP is to secure pricing and establish a contract for services in accordance with the specifications, terms, and conditions contained in this RFP. 

Proposals must be submitted to the Water Director, John Burkhart by 2:00 p.m. prevailing time on Thursday, December 2, 2021 electronically to .                

Request for Proposal documents are available at or from the Town Clerk, 11 Uptown Circle, 2nd Floor, Normal, Illinois 61761.  The Town of Normal reserves the right to reject any or all qualifications received. 

Selection of a professional services vendor for this process will be determined following review of the proposals.  Final approval of a recommended vendor by the Normal Town Council may be required.    

                                    Town of Normal

                                    Angelia Huonker
                                    Town Clerk

Publication Date: November 18, 2021
The Normalite

Publication Date/Time:
11/18/2021 8:00 AM
Closing Date/Time:
12/2/2021 2:00 PM
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