DHEC Form 2556 "Bidder's American Iron and Steel Certification" - South Carolina

What Is DHEC Form 2556?

This is a legal form that was released by the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control - a government authority operating within South Carolina. As of today, no separate filing guidelines for the form are provided by the issuing department.

Form Details:

  • Released on January 1, 2020;
  • The latest edition provided by the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control;
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  • Fill out the form in our online filing application.

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Bidder’s American Iron
and Steel Certification
SRF Project Number ________________________
Project Name ______________________________________________ Division _________________
Project Sponsor ____________________________________________________________________
Both the Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) and the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund
(DWSRF) require loan recipients to use iron and steel products that are produced in the United States
in a manner that complies with the American Iron and Steel (AIS) requirement for projects that involve
the construction, alteration, maintenance, or repair of a public water system or treatment works. For
more information about AIS requirements and authorization, visit the U.S. Environmental Protection
Agency (EPA)’s website: http://www.epa.gov/cwsrf/state-revolving-fund-american-iron-and-steel-ais-
requirement.
As a bidder for the project listed above, I certify that I have read, understand, and will comply with the
“American Iron and Steel” provisions as required by federal law. Furthermore, I understand that AIS
provisions apply to any and all portions of this project, including subcontracted portions and that I certify
to the best of my knowledge and belief that I will identify domestic sources of AIS-covered products,
provide verification documentation for AIS-compliance, and when needed provide waiver
documentation per current EPA guidance.
I understand that a false statement on this certification may be grounds for rejection or termination of
any award.
Signature of Bidder
Date
Printed Name and Title of Bidder
Name of Bidder’s Company
Bidder’s Company Address
Bidder’s Telephone Number
DHEC 2556 (1/2020)
S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control
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Bidder’s American Iron
and Steel Certification
SRF Project Number ________________________
Project Name ______________________________________________ Division _________________
Project Sponsor ____________________________________________________________________
Both the Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) and the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund
(DWSRF) require loan recipients to use iron and steel products that are produced in the United States
in a manner that complies with the American Iron and Steel (AIS) requirement for projects that involve
the construction, alteration, maintenance, or repair of a public water system or treatment works. For
more information about AIS requirements and authorization, visit the U.S. Environmental Protection
Agency (EPA)’s website: http://www.epa.gov/cwsrf/state-revolving-fund-american-iron-and-steel-ais-
requirement.
As a bidder for the project listed above, I certify that I have read, understand, and will comply with the
“American Iron and Steel” provisions as required by federal law. Furthermore, I understand that AIS
provisions apply to any and all portions of this project, including subcontracted portions and that I certify
to the best of my knowledge and belief that I will identify domestic sources of AIS-covered products,
provide verification documentation for AIS-compliance, and when needed provide waiver
documentation per current EPA guidance.
I understand that a false statement on this certification may be grounds for rejection or termination of
any award.
Signature of Bidder
Date
Printed Name and Title of Bidder
Name of Bidder’s Company
Bidder’s Company Address
Bidder’s Telephone Number
DHEC 2556 (1/2020)
S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control
Page 1
Instructions – DHEC 2556
PURPOSE: The Bidder’s “American Iron and Steel” Certification is used to certify that, as required by
federal law, all of the iron and steel products permanently incorporated into a project funded with
assistance by the State Revolving Fund are produced in the United States in a manner that complies
with the AIS requirement, unless a waiver is granted by the EPA.
GENERAL INFORMATION: American Iron and Steel (AIS) Guidance identifies “iron and steel”
products as the following products made primarily of iron or steel: lined or unlined pipes and fittings,
manhole covers, *municipal castings, hydrants, tanks, flanges, pipe clamps and restraints, valves,
*structural steel, *reinforced precise concrete, and *construction materials. (*Note that several of these
products are actually categories of products.)
Relevant AIS information is posted on the EPA’s website, including guidance, examples of AIS-
compliant documentation, currently approved national waivers, and information on how to request an
individual project waiver: http://www.epa.gov/cwsrf/state-revolving-fund-american-iron-and-steel-ais-
requirement.
INSTRUCTIONS: The contractor bidding on a project funded in whole or in part by the SRF will enter
SRF project number, name, and project sponsor’s name (utility, town, etc.).
Certify that the contractor will comply with AIS requirements by signing the form. Include the date,
name, and title of the bidder, name of bidder’s company, bidder’s address, and bidder’s telephone
number. Please note that AIS covered materials to be supplied by a subcontractor must be AIS
compliant as well.
The Project Sponsor must submit this form from the winning bidder (typically as part of the bid
package) either by email to the DHEC project manager or by mail to: SRF Section - Water Facilities
Permitting Division, S.C. DHEC, 2600 Bull Street, Columbia, SC 29201.
DHEC REVIEW AND FILING: The SRF Section will use this form to document bidder compliance with
AIS. The form will be kept in the Bidding file for the named project and will be retained for three years
following the final SRF disbursement to the project’s Sponsor - per Retention Schedule 15795.
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