Press Release

Ministry of Finance
Ministry of Health & Social Development
His Majesty’s Prison
Entire BVI
Release Date:
Thursday, 14 April 2022 - 2:38pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands is requesting proposals for the management, operation and maintenance of the Waste Water Treatment Plant at Her Majesty’s Prison on Tortola, for a period of two (2) years.

The proposed scope of works comprises of inspection, operation and maintenance of all Her Majesty’s Prison Cromaglass Equipment (HMPCE) in accordance with Cromaglass Operations and Maintenance Guide; management of HMPCE plant process cycles; quarterly biological testing of mixed liquor and effluent for compliance with USEPA secondary plant effluent qualities; and provide, repair and/or replace equipment, parts and materials, as determined through Ministry of Health and Social Development.

Procurement Coordinator, Mrs. Ishma Rhymer said that eligible tenderers are also required to have a valid Trade Licence and submit Certificates of Good Standing in respect of the Social Security and taxes, including Payroll and Income Tax, from VI Social Security Board, National Health Insurance and Inland Revenue.

In addition, tenderers must present proof of possession of a sewerage truck, equipment required for the job, details regarding experience in the type of works and a detailed methodology of the works to be done.

Bidding documents will be sent to tenderers electronically upon request to with the subject title “Manage, Operate and Maintain the Waste Water Treatment Plant at Her Majesty’s Prison”.MORE

A virtual pre-tender meeting is scheduled for Thursday, 5th May, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. Due to COVID-19 preventative measures and social distancing guidelines established by the Ministry of Health and Social Development, all prospective tenderers will be notified of the access code and password prior to the meeting. This would be followed by a site visit.  All prospective tenderers are invited to attend.

Interested tenderers should submit one (1) original and three (3) copies plus one (1) flash drive containing the tenderer’s documents. The original bid should be placed in a sealed envelope and marked “ORIGINAL” and the additional copies placed in another sealed envelope and marked “COPIES”. Both envelopes should then be placed in an outer envelope and marked “Manage, Operate and Maintain the Waste Water Treatment Plant at Her Majesty’s Prison” and addressed to:

The Chairman

Central Tenders Board

Ministry of Finance

Procurement Unit

RFG Place, 2nd Floor

Waterfront Drive, Road Town

Tortola, British Virgin Islands, VG1110

All tenders must be deposited in the “Tender Box” at the Ministry of Finance (Procurement Unit), RFG Place, Road Town, Tortola, Virgin Islands, by the bearer not later than 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, 7th June, 2022. Tenders will not be accepted after the “Tender Box” is closed.

Tenders will be opened at the Procurement Unit, Ministry of Finance, RFG Place at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, 7th June, 2022. Tenderers are invited to witness this process via “Webex” and will be provided with the access code and password prior to the opening.

For more information, contact the Procurement Coordinator at (284) 468-4243/5921 or email


Department of Information and Public Relations (GIS)

354 James Walter Francis Drive
RJT Edifice Building, 5th Floor
Road Town, TORTOLA VG1110

Tel: 284 468 2730
Fax: 284 468 2750