Vendors interested in participating in the Albuquerque Bernalillo County Water Utility Authority’s e-Procurement System (ABCWUAePS) may now review any of the currently available Requests for Quotes (RFQs), Requests for Bids (RFBs), Request for Proposals (RFPs) online at this website for free.
Note: To view the details of a solicitation and/or enter a response, your company must be registered in the ABCWUAePS, but registration is free.
Albuquerque Bernalillo County Water Utility Authority e-Procurement System
Log in to the Water Authority e-Procurement System (hosted by SicommNet) if you already have a username and password.
If you do not have a username and password, please register.
The closing date and time for receipt of offers are indicated for each solicitation. Questions on any solicitation are to be directed to the issuing Senior Buyer, specified in the solicitations. Offers will not be accepted after the closing date and time. This policy is strictly observed!
Request for Quotes
Request for Quotes (RFQs) are for the purchase of goods and services between $2,500 and $25,000.
Requests for Bids
Requests for Bids (RFB) have clearly defined specifications and the award is based upon the responsive, responsible vendor with the lowest price meeting the specifications. Full details of all current Requests for Bids are available for free to everyone.
Requests for Proposals
Request for Proposals (RFP) involve situations where the award cannot be made on lowest price alone. Proposals are primarily for services, or services and products, and a scope of services is provided by the Water Authority. Responses are evaluated by a committee with a predetermined evaluation criteria that encompasses more than price and allows for evaluation of proposals best accomplishing the scope of services. Full details of all current Requests for Proposals are available for free to everyone.
Note: Request for Proposals for Engineering Services AND Request for Qualifications and/or Request for Bids for Construction Services are NOT included in the e-Procurement system and can be accessed through this link.
If you are registered, you can access the results of solicitations online. If you are not registered, you can access solicitation results here: http://web2.sicomm.net/ABCWUA .
Register for free email notification of request for quotes, request for bids, requests for proposals, addenda, and abstracts posted to the website.
Instructions for Accessing Online Bidding Opportunities and E-Procurement Vendor Instructions
After free vendor solicitation notification follow these instructions to view, respond to or download solicitations.