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Supplier Qualification

We are required by The Utilities Contract (Scotland) Regulations 2006, which incorporates the European Council Directive 93/38/EEC into Scottish Law, to procure all requirements over EU thresholds using an EU compliant procurement method.

To communicate our requirements into the market, Scottish Water use the following methods:

Direct entry into the Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU) - view these on TED http://ted.europa.eu/

The Utilities Vendor Database (UVDB) operated by Achilles Information Limited. Visit http://www.achilles.com for more information.

Where we have requirements under the thresholds and above a value of £50k, Scottish Water uses UVDB, OJEU or appropriate trade journals and newspapers which are deemed to cover sufficient adequate publicity.