Doing Business

Doing Business with TVMWD


TVMWD mission is to obtain quality goods and services for operation at the lowest possible overall cost. This includes maintaining a purchasing system that ensures maximum use of fair and open competition and receipt of the best value for funds available, consistent with applicable laws and regulations. The purchasing functions are decentralized, with each Department responsible for compliance with TVMWD policies and procedures. Purchasing responsibility and authority shall be delegated to the lowest possible level consistent with good business practice and sound financial management policy.


All necessary forms, specifications and other bid documents may be viewed and downloaded electronically. Businesses who have registered in the Vendor Portal will receive email notices when a new request for bid or proposal relevant to their line of business is issued.  Any interested party may view the District's solicitations, as well as the bid results and final notices of award, by logging into the Vendor Portal and using the search features to locate the items of interest. 



In accordance with SB 854, contractors must register and meet requirements using the new online application before bidding on public works contracts in California.  Specifically, the law states, “no contractor or subcontractor may be awarded a contract for public work on a public works project (awarded on or after April 1, 2015) unless registered with the Department of Industrial Relations pursuant to Labor Code section 1725.5.”  To register visit the Department of Industrial Relations website.