ADVANCE CONTRACT AWARD NOTICE - Replacement of an Existing Irrigation Control System, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Summerland Research and Development Centre

Solicitation number 465-1-29-C19

Publication date

Closing date and time 2018/10/02 16:00 EDT



    Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Summerland Research and Development Centre in Summerland, BC requires the replacement of an existing irrigation control system located in the Sunoka pump house with a new system compatible with Summerland Research and Development Centre’s existing automation system.


    The work will include all parts, labour and materials required to upgrade the irrigation automation system including the installation of a new control panel and transformer. This work will include all required controllers, pressure sensors, associated hardware / software components, programming and commissioning.


    From Date of Award and shall be completed prior to November 16, 2018.


    Estimated Value: $40,000.00 (including GST).


    KIMCO Controls Ltd

    104 – 171 Commercial Drive

    Kelowna, BC

    V1X 7W2


    The automation control system currently interconnected throughout each of the buildings at the Summerland Research and Development Centre consists of proprietary hardware/software manufactured by Kimco Controls Ltd. This new control panel must be able to communicate with an “out-dated” Version 2 control panel system (manufactured by Kimco Controls) located in the services building.


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    Contracting Authority:

    Melissa Smith, Senior Contracting Officer

    Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

    Western Service Centre

    300 – 2010 12th Avenue

    Regina, SK S4P 0M3

    Phone: 306-523-6545

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    Contact information

    Contracting organization

    Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    1341 Baseline Road
    Ottawa, Ontario, K1A0C5
    Contracting authority
    Melissa Smith
    2010 12th Avenue, Room 300
    Regina, SK, S4P 0M3

    Buying organization(s)

    Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    1341 Baseline Road
    Ottawa, Ontario, K1A0C5
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    Region(s) of delivery
    British Columbia
    Region of opportunity
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