Purchasing Bids & RFPs

Northern Water officially distributes, receives and awards bids and requests for proposals exclusively through the Rocky Mountain E-Purchasing System at:  http://www.RockyMountainBidSystem.com
  
Northern Water also provides an FTP site that includes all bid, RFP, associated addendums, and award documents created by Northern Water and uploaded to the RMEPS. The FTP site constitutes Northern Water’s effort to ensure public transparency and to comply with the Colorado Open Records Act. Instructions to access the FTP site can be found below. Please note that the FTP site does not contain documents created by RMEPS or other sources and cannot be considered to contain a complete document set for bid purposes.  

Important Please Read
Copies of solicitation documents (bids and RFPs) obtained from sources other than the Rocky Mountain E-Purchasing System are not considered official. Northern Water RFPs will contain a signature page to verify that you have reviewed the Northern Water RFP on the RMEPS, and that any response to an RFP is based solely on documents and information available on the RMEPS.

Any response to a bid or proposal submitted without the signed verification will be rejected. It is highly recommended that you register as a vendor and download the official bid documents at: http://www.RockyMountainBidSystem.com

Below, are the instructions to register on the Rocky Mountain E-Purchasing System.

Access Using Rocky Mountain E-Purchasing System
Go to the Rocky Mountain E-Purchasing System website at: http://www.RockyMountainBidSystem.com and register as a vendor. When registering as a vendor on the RMEPS website, you will have two options:

(1) If you choose the Automatic E-mail Notification option (annual fee required), you will be automatically notified of all Northern Water RFPs matching your organization's commodity code. 

(2) If you choose the Search Only Access option, you can search the Rocky Mountain E-Purchasing System website for RFPs without paying an annual fee, but you will not receive automated e-mail notifications for new requests for quotations/RFPs from Rocky Mountain E-Purchasing. 

Rocky Mountain E-Purchasing System is a regional service for more than 130 agencies throughout the Rocky Mountain region. All agencies use a common vendor list maintained by Rocky Mountain E-Purchasing System.

Access to Northern Water's FTP Site 

Go to Northern Water’s FTP site at: ftp://ftp.ncwcd.org/BidCure to access all bid, RFP, associated addendums, and award documents created by Northern Water and uploaded to the RMEPS. This site requires a user name and password. To request a user name and password, please contact Northern Water's Purchasing Department at purchasing@northernwater.org