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File #: ID 20-0293    Version: 1 Name: SCADA HDR
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 3/29/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 5/19/2020 Final action: 5/19/2020
Title: Resolution Approving Contract for $150,000.00 with HDR Engineering, Inc. of the Carolinas, for Professional Services for the Water Supply SCADA System
Indexes: District 2, WR Contracts
Attachments: 1. HDR - SCADA On-Call Services and Improvements - 2020-02-28 - Final.pdf, 2. SoS_HDR Engineering.pdf, 3. MWBE Memo - SCADA VPN Tunnel Servs - HDR.pdf, 4. 20-0293 RES HDR Engineering.pdf

Title
Resolution Approving Contract for $150,000.00 with HDR Engineering, Inc. of the Carolinas, for Professional Services for the Water Supply SCADA System

Body
Council Priority: Maintain Infrastructure and Provide Sustainable Growth Opportunities

Department: Water Resources
Council District: 2

Public Hearing: N/A
Advertising Date/By: N/A

Contact 1 and Phone: Michael Borchers, 373-2494
Contact 2 and Phone: Kristine Williams, 373- 2556

PURPOSE:
The City of Greensboro Water Resources Department is requesting to enter into a professional services contract with HDR Engineering, Inc. of the Carolinas, to provide SCADA Support Services for Townsend and Mitchell Water Treatment Plants.

BACKGROUND:
The Water Resources Department utilizes a sophisticated Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition System (SCADA) to monitor and control the drinking water systems. These systems require additional safety, resiliency, and cybersecurity protections. The SCADA system(s) are protected assets of the City and are vital to the treatment and control of the drinking water supply. The project includes the creation of a virtual private network (VPN) tunnel between the two water plant SCADA control systems for crisis management. In addition, it includes the setup of an enterprise historian server for expanded data storage/management and the migration of IP addresses on devices at the Mitchell Plant. Finally, the project would include an alarm system support to comply with current standards and provide training to staff on all changes/additions.

HDR, a Water Resources on-call professional service firm, has been selected for the project due to their experience with control system integration services. HDR was involved with the recently completed Townsend Water Treatment Plant Improvements, among other projects, and is thoroughly familiar with the SCADA systems. For this contract, the project team will consist of HDR and SAMR, PLLC a local MBE, and their utilization is 10% of t...

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