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Construction Administration


Valley Water uses PlanetBids, a third-party platform, as our e-procurement portal.

All vendors must register with Valley Water’s PlanetBids system to receive notifications about upcoming contracting opportunities. Even if you're registered with PlanetBids for another agency, you still need to complete the Valley Water registration process. Please click the link below to register with PlanetBids for Valley Water.

Register here: PlanetBids Vendor Portal

If you need help creating or managing your vendor account, PlanetBids customer support is available. For assistance, please refer to the Help Center on the Valley Water PlanetBids Vendor Portal.

For questions about ongoing or upcoming Valley Water solicitations or if you require further assistance, please contact us at [email protected].


Future Construction Projects

Ongoing Construction Projects with Contracts Awarded

To access Ongoing Construction Projects with Contracts Awarded, please visit the Vendor Portal at Planetbids

Click on 'Bid Opportunities' and use keywords to search. Enter your Contract Number and then click 'Search'

Ukraine/Russia Related Sanctions

Governor Gavin Newsome - Executive Order 3-4-2022

On March 4, 2022, Governor Gavin Newsom issued Executive Order N-6-22 (EO) regarding sanctions in response to Russian aggression in Ukraine. The EO is located at

The EO directs all agencies and departments that are subject to the Governor’s authority to take certain immediate steps, including notifying all contractors of their obligations to comply with existing economic sanctions imposed by the U.S. government in response to Russia's actions in Ukraine, as well as any sanctions imposed under state law.

This posting serves as a notice under the EO that as a contractor, compliance with the economic sanctions imposed in response to Russia’s actions in Ukraine is required, including with respect to, but not limited to, the federal executive orders identified in the EO and the sanctions identified on the U.S. Department of the Treasury website (

Failure to comply may result in the termination of contracts or grants, as applicable.

Construction Administration Information and Forms

Small Business Program for Construction - under construction (will be available at PlanetBids Vendor Portal)

Small/Micro Business Enterprises (SBE) Utilization Report and Instructions for Completing the SBE Utilization Report (1-16-15) Excel File-3 Pages - under construction (will be available at PlanetBids Vendor Portal)

Escrow Agreement for Security Deposits in Lieu of Retention (12-30-11) Word Fill-in Form (will be available at PlanetBids Vendor Portal)

Project Labor Agreement (PLA)

Valley Water and the Santa Clara and San Benito Counties Building and Construction Trades Council entered into a Project Labor Agreement (PLA) on January 11, 2022. The PLA applies to Valley Water public works projects with an engineer’s estimate, or a cumulative awarded bid amount, that exceeds two million dollars ($2,000,000).

Visit the Project Labor Agreement (PLA) page.

Small Business Enterprise Outreach Program


District Plan Room [email protected]
(408) 630-3088

Amandeep Saini, PE [email protected]
Construction Manager
(408) 630-3092