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Webinar Pre-Bid Conferences Available
In an effort to maintain Metropolitan’s commitment to sustainability, we are offering a “green” alternative to attending pre-bid conferences in person. Selected pre-bid and pre-proposal conferences are now available in webinar format.  Each solicitation will indicate whether the webinar format is available and provide the procedure and deadline for signing up.  The cost to participate by webinar is $79 per connection.  For additional information and assistance, please contact Metropolitan's provider of this service, Green Proposals, at 310-472-1811 or

To obtain a list of our current RFB's Click Here

Metropolitan Water District purchases approximately $140 million worth of goods and services annually. Procurements over $25,000 generally involve a standard sealed bid process through NETConnect Online Bid System.

This bid system allows all vendors easy online access to Bids, RFP's, RFQ's, Addendums and bid results. All interested vendors must register to access this information. If you need assistance when registering, please contact NETConnect. NETConnect provides all technical and customer support for this system and will be happy to assist you.

Purchasing Protest Procedures

Surplus Property Auction

Metropolitan auctions surplus property to interested and qualified parties.  Surplus property may include furniture, shop equipment, office equipment and a wide variety of other items.  MWD employees are not permitted to participate.  Click here to view current auctions.

To obtain a list of our current RFPs Click Here

Metropolitan solicits professional and consulting services through a Request for Proposal (RFP) and Request for Qualification (RFQ), via the web. You must register on the web site in order to download, receive amendments, and respond to solicitations. Proposals must be submitted to Metropolitan in hardcopy by posted deadline.

Professional Services Protest Procedures

To obtain a list of our construction bids Click Here

The Metropolitan Water District has over 300 million dollars in construction contracts at any one time. Project sizes range from large to small and may cover anything from the large scale construction of a water treatment plant to the rehabilitation of a facility roof.

Metropolitan advertises construction contracts to be bid in the Dodge Green Sheet and the L.A. Daily Journal. Contracts over $25,000 must be competitively bid.

Construction contract solicitations generally require that prime contractors attend a mandatory pre-bid conference.  Subcontractors are not required to attend.  Metropolitan will not consider a bid from any bidder not represented at a pre-bid conference. Webinar broadcasts of mandatory pre-bid conferences are currently not available for construction contracts.


Page updated: November 19, 2013