Pender County Utilities is seeking bids for two exchanges of Granular Activated Carbon (GAC) for FY24. The two exchanges shall be scheduled for November 2023 and April 2024 and will be 40,000 lbs. each. In addition to freight, all materials, equipment and supervision for the transport, supply and installation of the virgin GAC into the filters must be included. Bids will only be accepted from manufacturers with 10 years of experience manufacturing virgin activated carbon. Bidder’s virgin and reactivation manufacturing processes shall produce NSF/ANSI 61 certified products. The GAC product designated by the Bidder as the material to be supplied for this bid shall have five years of history of use in municipal drinking water facilities in North America with a minimum of three installations. Visit https://pendercountync.gov/public-notices/open-rfps-and-bids/ to view full specifications and Invitation to Bid # 23-248 in its entirety. Questions must be emailed to email@example.com no later than April 27, 2023 at 1pm. Sealed bids shall be submitted in person or by FedEx/UPS/courier to 605 E. Fremont St., Burgaw, NC 28425. Bids sent by US Mail should be submitted to PO Box 995, Burgaw, NC 28425. Bids must be marked “ITB # 23-248” on the outside and are due no later than May 11, 2023 at 1pm, at which time a formal opening will be conducted at 605 E. Fremont St., Burgaw, NC 28425 in the conference room. Pender County reserves the right to waive formalities in any response and to reject any or all responses.