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Request for Proposals for 2D Pilot Model Build

Project Overview

The Minnehaha Creek Watershed District is seeking a qualified consultant team to develop a scalable process for building a two-dimensional model. The project objectives are to establish an automated workflow for processing model inputs, understand the benefits and drawbacks of the two tested software packages (InfoWorks ICM and ICPR4), and inform which software is best suited for the watershed-wide build.

How to apply

Responses to the RFP should be submitted no later than 4:00 pm on November 4, 2021.

The District requests that all responses be submitted via email to Kailey Cermak (

Full submittal requirements are detailed in the Request for Proposal document below.


  • Submit RFP questions: Monday October 18, 2021 at 4:00 pm - closed
  • Answers posted: Wednesday October 20, 2021 at 4:00 pm (posted to RFP webpage)
  • Deadline for receipt of proposals: Thursday November 4, 2021
  • Expected dates for consultant interviews: November 16 to November 19, 2021 (In-person or Microsoft Teams based on proposer preference)
  • Anticipated date for consultant selection: December 2, 2021 (District Board of Managers meeting)

Responses to the submitted RFP questions are now posted in the attachment below. 


Kailey Cermak (primary contact), Hydrologist, MCWD


Brian Beck (secondary contact), Research & Monitoring Program Manager, MCWD