Single Source Procurement: Source Water Assessment and Protection Program

Pursuant to New York State Finance Law § 163.10(b), The New York State Department of Health is presenting the following summary of relevant circumstances, and material and substantial reasons why a competitive procurement was not feasible. NEIWPCC was established by an Act of Congress in 1947. It is a not-for-profit interstate agency tasked with meeting the water-related needs of the seven member states: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island, and Vermont. According to NEIWPCC’s Compact, the organization is overseen by 35 Commissioners, five from each member state, including from New York State. NEIWPCC’s mission statement begins with the following statement, “NEIWPCC works for clean water by helping our member states…meet their water-related needs.” This support for member states occurs through many varied mechanisms. NEIWPCC coordinates forums and events that foster cooperation among the states, they develop resources for progress on water issues, they represent the region in federal policy matters, they train environmental professionals, they manage programs and grants, they oversee scientific research, educate the public and lead in water management and protection. The services provided are unique and not available elsewhere.

Procurement / Program Name Source Water Assessment and Protection Program
Contractor Name(s) NEIWPCC
Contract Period 10/1/17-9/30/22
Contract Number C033140