Design Manuals

Design manuals show the practices and standards for designing projects at the Water Authority.


To access the Water Authority’s typical insurance terms and conditions, refer to the applicable contract and purchase order templates (e.g. professional service contract, O&M maintenance contract). Insurance limits are established on a project specific basis and are made a part of the solicitation. 

Surplus Items

The Water Authority uses a third party online auction service to dispose of surplus property.

SCOOP Outreach Policy & Instructions

The Water Authority’s Small Contractor Outreach and Opportunities Program is designed to maximize participation of diverse, qualified, small contractors, consultants, and material suppliers seeking to do business with the Water Authority. Effective implementation of SCOOP is a requirement of the project and award of a contract will be determined, in part, by the Contractor’s demonstrated effort in conducting effective outreach to small contractors. Failure to comply with the requirements herein shall render the bid as non-responsive.

Schedule A-1: Subcontractor Designations

Identify Work that can be Subcontracted. Evidence of Fulfillment (i)Complete and submit Schedule A-2 by entering: A description of each item of work solicited from subcontractors; Estimated cost of work, materials or services; Percent of total fee; and Whether or not a subcontractor or vendor was selected, and the reason for selection/non-selection. Complete Schedule A-1 by entering the name and location of the place of business of each subcontractor, vendor, supplier, trucker,or service provider who will perform work or labor or render service to the Contractor, or who will furnish materials, products or equipment to the Contractor, and the portion […]