This is a Sources Sought announcement only. THIS IS NOT A REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS, QUOTATIONS OR BIDS, NOR A PROPOSED SYNOPSIS OF A PROPOSED CONTRACT ACTION UNDER FAR SUBPART 5.2 and no contract shall be awarded from this notice. No reimbursement will be made for any costs associated with providing information in response to this Sources Sought or any follow up information requests. No solicitation is currently available. Responses to this Sources Sought will shape the acquisition strategy in developing a competitive requirement.

The Columbia-Pacific Northwest Regional Office of the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation is conducting market research for the purchase of Thirty¿six (36) plug valves and Eighteen (18) basket strainers based on the following salient characteristics:

A. Plug Valve Salient Characteristics:
Nominal Size: 14 Inch
Media: Unfiltered River Water
Valve Type: Plug (Port or Eccentric)
Pressure Rating: 175 PSIG Max Working Pressure
End Connections: Flanged (ANSI Class 125)
Control Features: Worm Gear Actuator & Handwheel
Sealing Element: Ductile Iron/Buna¿N Plug
Body Material: Ductile Iron
Lay Length: 17 Inches
Industry Standards:
Body & Cover Ductile Iron: ASTM A536
Flange Dimensions ASME B16.1 CLASS 125
Trim Material
Seat Ring Hard-faced Nickel
Bearings Permanently Lubricated 316 Stainless Steel
Thrust Washers PTFE (Teflon)
Bonnet Seal O ring

B. Basket Strainer Salient Characteristics:
Nominal Size: 14 Inch
Media: Unfiltered River Water
Strainer Type: Simplex Basket
Screen Opening: 1/8 (0.125) Inch
Pressure Rating: 175 PSIG Max Working Pressure
Flanged Ends: ASME B16.1 CLASS 125
Basket Material: 304 Stainless Steel
Body Material: 304 Stainless Steel or Ductile Iron
Location Constraints: Flow is left to right
Each Generator has two parallel 14¿ pipelines to be fitted with simplex strainer.
Both Water pipe centerlines are horizontal orientation parallel to concrete wall.
Both Water pipe centerlines are Thirty (30) inches from concrete wall.
Bottom pipe centerline is Forty¿three (43) inches from concrete floor.
Top Pipe Centerline is Seventy¿Five and One¿Half (75½) inches from concrete floor.
Strainers to be located at same horizontal position along pipe centerlines.
Note: If body orientation is angled (above the pipe centerline), a means to completely drain must be provided.
Trim Material
Hinged Lid (Right¿Hand Opening)
Quick Open Eye Bolts

Delivery location will be: U.S. Bureau of Reclamation
Grand Coulee Dam
Hwy 155, Whse B, Door 6
Grand Coulee, WA 99133

Sources are being sought for firms, of any size, with a North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code of 332911 Industrial Valve Manufacturing, with a Small Business Size Standard of 750 employees. NAICS code 33291 is included on the Women Owned Small Business (WOSB) list of NAICS codes. NAICS code 33291 does not have a Non-Manufacturer Waiver, therefore the Non-Manufacturer (NMR) rule will apply. Small businesses are highly encouraged to respond to this sources sought notice. Responses are requested with the following information:

1. Offerors¿ name, address, DUNS number, points of contact with telephone numbers and e-mail addresses.

2. Business size/classification to include any designations as Small Business, HUBZone, Woman Owned Small Business, Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business, or 8(a).

3. Estimated lead times for items sought.

Please respond by email only, send responses to the Contract Specialist, Jason Baldwin, at jbaldwin@usbr.gov. Responses must be received no later than December 8, 2021.