City of Regina announces shortlisted bidders for wastewater P3

The City of Regina has selected three private consortiums from the request for qualifications (RFQ) process to compete for the contract for Regina’s new P3 wastewater treatment plant. The consortiums selected to move into the request for proposal (RFP) phase are: EPCOR Saskatchewan Water Partners, Prairie Water Partners, and Wascana Environmental Partners.

According to city documents, even the two unsuccessful consortiums will each receive $250,000 of taxpayer money just for submitting a bid.

Edmonton-based EPCOR is the lead for EPCOR Saskatchewan Water Partners. Colorado-based CH2M Hill is the project lead for Prairie Water Partners. The “portfolio management firm” Fiera Axium Infrastructure is the project lead for Wascana Environmental Partners, with United Water (a subsidiary of the French water giant Suez) as the lead for operations and maintenance.

The corporations identified as involved in each consortium are:

EPCOR Saskatchewan Water Partners
Lockerbie Stanley Inc. – Design and Construction Lead
Stantec – Design, Construction Team
EPCOR Water Services Inc. – Project Lead, Operation and Maintenance Lead, Financing Team
Gracorp Capital Advisors – Project Lead, Financing Lead
Graham Infrastructure LP – Design and Construction Lead
Prairie Water Partners
CH2M Hill Canada Ltd. – Project Lead, Design and Construction Lead, Operation and Maintenance Lead
Maple Reinders Constructors Ltd. – Design and Construction Team
Alliance Energy Ltd. – Design and Construction Team
Westridge Construction Ltd. – Design and Construction Team
GEC Architecture – Design and Construction Team
Macquarie Capital Group Limited – Project Lead, Financing Lead
Wascana Environmental Partners
Alberici Constructors, Inc. – Design and Construction Lead
Burns and Mc Donnell Engineering Co. Inc. – Design and Construction Team
Black and McDonald Limited – Design and Construction Team
Allnorth Consultants Limited – Design and Construction Team
Brookfield Financial Corp. – Project Lead, Financing Lead
Fiera Axium Infrastructure Canada II LP – Project Lead, Financing Lead
United Water Environmental Services Canada LP – Operation and Maintenance Lead