Friends of the Cheat (FOC) is accepting Statements of Qualifications (SOQ) from engineering firms interested in designing upcoming passive acid mine drainage (AMD) treatment projects in Preston County, West Virginia.  Interested firms should submit one letter of interest and relevant supporting materials to:

Friends of the Cheat
Attn: Madison Ball
1343 North Preston Highway
Kingwood, WV 26537

Please include the following information: a list of personnel involved in designing passive AMD treatment projects with descriptions of their qualifications; experience with design-build projects, a list and description of passive AMD treatment projects designed in the last five years; a list of organization contacts to serve as references, including non-profit watershed organizations if possible; and, any other relevant performance data the firm chooses to include, such as a review of water quality data. The firms considered best qualified to design passive treatment of acid mine drainage will then be issued detailed requests for proposals.

Please contact the Conservation Program Director, Madison Ball at (304) 329-3621 x7 or for further information.

The evaluation of submissions and the selection of any firm will be based on the materials contained within the RFQ. All federal equal opportunity and affirmative action requirements in regard to race, sex, religion, national origin, Handicap, and Vietnam Veteran or Disabled Veteran status, as found in 41 CFR 60-1.4, 41 CFR 60-250.3, and 41 CFR 741.3 are herein incorporated by reference. FOC reserves the right to reject any or all responses and to waive any informality in the evaluation and/or selection thereof.


“Sovern 62” Acid Mine Drainage Passive Treatment System Improvements Project