Notice Inviting Bids Groundwater Monitoring Wells Project

The Santa Margarita Groundwater Agency is soliciting bids for installation of seven (7) shallow groundwater monitoring wells (Base Bid) and one (1) deep groundwater monitoring well (Alternate 1) to address data gaps in the Santa Margarita Basin Groundwater Sustainability Plan groundwater monitoring network. The wells will be installed in Santa Cruz County at a range of depths from approximately 80 to 300 feet below ground surface (bgs) for the shallow wells and up to 800 bgs for the deep well. 

This project is for licensed contractors with a Type “A” General Engineering license and/or C57 license. 

Sealed proposals shall be delivered to the Santa Margarita Groundwater Agency (“Agency” or “Owner”), 2 Civic Center Drive, Scotts Valley, CA 95066, no later than 2:30 P.M. on Tuesday, February 21, 2023.  Bids will be opened and will be publicly read thereafter.

Virtual Mandatory Pre-Bid Conference:  Owner will conduct a Virtual Mandatory Pre-Bid Conference on Friday, February 3, 2023, at 10:00 A.M. Pacific Standard Time via Microsoft Teams.  Registered bidders will be sent a separate invitation. 

Prevailing Wage Laws:  The successful Bidder must comply with all Labor Code requirements and prevailing wage laws applicable to the Project, and related requirements contained in the Contract Documents.  

Electronic copies of all Contract Documents are available per request.  All prospective bidders shall register with the Agency by calling 831-600-1902 or emailing the Owner’s Representative, David McNair, at

Volume l - Notice Inviting Bids, Instructions to Bidders, General and Special Conditions

Volume ll - Technical Specifications - Monitoring Well Installation

Volume III - Bid Proposal Documents

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