UK-Glasgow: Calibration services.

UK-Glasgow: Calibration services.

Preliminary Questions
This notice is published by:
Directive 2014/25/EU

Section I: Contracting authority/entity

I.1) Name and addresses
Scottish Water
6 Buchanan Gate, Glasgow, G33 6FB, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 7513714033, Email:
Main Address:

I.6) Main Activity (in the case of a notice published by a contracting entity)

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title: Flowmeter Verification Programme.
Reference number: SW21/CSD/1354

II.1.2) Main CPV code:
50433000 - Calibration services.

II.1.3) Type of contract: SERVICES

II.1.4) Short Description: The provision of a flowmeter verification programme including Z-One confidence grade dashboard and reporting system and confidence rating compliant with regulatory requirements.

II.1.6) Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: No

II.1.7) Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value: 380,000
Currency: GBP

II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV codes:
38900000 - Miscellaneous evaluation or testing instruments.
KA11-2 - For water utilities

II.2.3) Place of performance:

II.2.4) Description of the procurement:
The provision of a Flow Meter Verification Programme including Z-One system confidence grade dashboard system and confidence ratings compliant with regulatory standards. Including verifying the measurement of SW’s strategic operational meters over the specified performance range, analysis of the verification results to provide a confidence rating based on agreed grading system, reporting using Z-One system confidence grade dashboard. Also including ancillary maintenance works if required.

II.2.5) Award criteria
(Directive 2014/24/EU / Directive 2014/25/EU)

Price - Weighting: 100

II.2.11) Information about options:
Options: No

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds:
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No

II.2.14) Additional information:
Not provided

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1) Type of procedure: Award of a contract without prior publication of a call for competition in the Official Journal of the European Union in the cases listed below

IV.1.3) Information about framework agreement
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement:Yes

IV.1.8) Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement:Yes

IV.2)Administrative Information

IV.2.1) Previous publication concerning this procedure:
Notice number in OJ S: Not provided

Section V: Award Of Contract/Concession

Award of Contract/Concession No: 1
Contract No: SW21/CSD/1354 Lot Number: Not Provided Title: Flow Meter Verification Programme

V.2) Award of contract/concession

V.2.1) Date of contract award decision: 27/04/2023.

V.2.2) Information about tenders
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: No .

V.2.3) Name and address of the contractor/concessionaire, No. 1:
Z-Tech Control Systems Ltd, 03353499
Abel Smith House, Stevenage, SG1 2ST, United Kingdom
The contractor/concessionaire will be an SME: No

V.2.4) Information on value of the contract/lot/concession:
Initial estimated total value of the contract: 380,000
Total value of the contract/lot/concession 380,000
Currency: GBP

V.2.5) Information about subcontracting:
The contract is likely to be subcontracted: No

Section VI: Complementary Information

VI.3) Additional Information:
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VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review Body
Glasgow Sheriff Court
1 Carlton Place, Glasgow, G5 9TW, United Kingdom

V1.4.2) Body responsible for mediation procedures:
Scottish Water
6 Buchanan Gate, Glasgow, G33 6FB, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 7513714033, Email:
Internet address:

VI.4.3) Review procedure
Not Provided

VI.4.4) Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Not Provided

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice: 20/06/2023

Annex D2 - Utilities
Justification for the award of the contract without prior publication of a call for competition in the Official Journal of the European Union
Directive 2014/25/EU

2. Other justification for the award of the contract without prior publication of a call for competition in the Official Journal of the European Union

The procurement falls outside the scope of application of the directive: Yes
3. Explanation

Please explain in a clear and comprehensive manner why the award of the contract without prior publication in the Official Journal of the European Union is
lawful, by stating the relevant facts and, as appropriate, the conclusions of law in accordance with the directive: (500 words maximum)
Scottish Water (SW) intends to award a Framework Agreement for its Flow Meter Verification Programme to Z-Tech Control Systems Ltd (Z-Tech) for a period of 2 years (approximate value £190,000 per annum). SW currently use Z-Tech to provide its Flowmeter Verification Programme including use of their proprietary Z-One Confidence Grade reporting system and requires this continued service whilst it undertakes the development and implementation of a new replacement internal system. This will enable SW to implement a planned transfer to the new system, thereby ensuring data integrity and regulatory requirements are met in the meantime.