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Melbourne Water Field Services Panel
Issued By Melbourne Water
Advanced Tender Notice
Estimated Advertising Date:
6 September 2021 05:00 pm
Earthworks engineering - (10%)
Mowing services - (10%)
Natural resources management or conservation strategy planning services - (10%)
Nonhazardous waste disposal - (10%)
Planting services - (10%)
Roads and landscape - (10%)
Transboundary water pollution management or control services - (10%)
Water main construction service - (10%)
Weed control services - (10%)
Fencing - (5%)
Inspection - (5%)



Melbourne Water is looking to deliver increased customer and community value by appointing a panel of qualified and experienced service contractors to assist in the management and maintenance of its water supply and catchment assets.


Field service contractors will provide additional capacity to our natural resource management operations – by providing:

  • Vegetation management
  • Tree management
  • Large woody weed removal and grooming
  • Grass maintenance
  • Fire break maintenance
  • Litter collection
  • Large debris removal
  • Asset inspection and condition assessment
  • Waterway earthworks and construction
  • Water main maintenance
  • Tank maintenance
  • Fencing
  • Pollution, eduction and jetting
  • Drainage repairs
  • Roads and footpaths; and
  • Fabrication and steelworks



An open market tender and competitive bidding process for new panel suppliers will open in September 2021. 


Preference will be given to qualified suppliers with experience in the delivery of the necessary on ground field services, and at the same time delivering benefits to the environment or their communities (Victoria social procurement framework compliance).


Suppliers will need to demonstrate their ability to deliver value, innovation, safety and efficiency when completing field works.  A particular focus will be given to those suppliers that support and facilitate local economic development, employment and training opportunities. Victoria local industry development plan (LIDP) will form part of the tender assessment.


A contract with the term up to 5 years will be offered to the winning contractors.


Additional market briefing information can be accessed via below link


Suppliers are also encouraged to review below information as part of the tender preparation.





Zycus registration

Interested suppliers will need to register their details in Melbourne Water’s eProcurement platform, Zycus Supplier Network. Please do this ahead of tender release using this link


When entering company details, please enter:

•        Onboarding Type as Supplier

•        Primary Melbourne Water Contact - Daniel Wang


Please see attached guides which show the steps required to complete the registration process and how to set up account details.


If you require additional support, please see the contact details below:

  • Zycus contact – for any system or technical issues: [email protected]  or 1800 442 793
  • Melbourne Water Procurement Team – for any issues which are not able to be resolved through Zycus technical support – [email protected]

Specification Documents 

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  •    Zycus Supplier Network (ZSN) Registration Guide - New Supplier - FINAL
    • Version 1 (16 Aug 2021)
    • Available by Download   (1 MB)
  •    Zycus Supplier Network (ZSN) Set Up Account Details - FINAL
    • Version 1 (16 Aug 2021)
    • Available by Download   (1 MB)
  •    Zycus_Supplier_Network_(ZSN)_Registration_Guide_-_Migrated_Supplier - FINAL
    • Version 1 (16 Aug 2021)
    • Available by Download   (943 KB)