From the 1880’s through about the 1970’s, a manufactured gas plant (MGP) and electric generation facility operated at the end of Merry and Tidewater streets in Pawtucket, Rhode Island.

NEW – Soil Gas Sampling – SG-105S

National Grid has completed a round of soil gas sampling at location SG-105S proximate to the fenced natural gas regulator station. A report summarizing the findings of the investigation was submitted to RIDEM on October 1, 2014.

Click here to view a copy of the October 2014 SG-105S Soil Gas Summary Letter.

3-6-14 Public Meeting Documents

National Grid hosted a public meeting on March 6, 2014 at the Francis J. Varieur Elementary School to present the results of soil gas sampling and testing completed at the Tidewater Site.

Click here to view a copy of the presentation from the March 6, 2014 Public Meeting.

Click here to view the March 6th, 2014 Public Meeting Summary.

FINAL Public Involvement Plan (PIP)

National Grid has finalized the Public Involvement Plan (PIP) for the Tidewater site. The complete final PIP was submitted to RIDEM on October 16, 2013.

Click here to view the final Public Involvement Plan.

Excavation Status – Not Active

Active Excavation is Not Occurring Right Now

Status Updates

National Grid currently provides updates on a biweekly and monthly basis for the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (RIDEM) concerning activities and developments related to the environmental remediation of the site.

Click here to view the updates.

Status reports are also posted on the bulletin boards, however, due to snow at the Site, posting on the bulletin boards will be suspended until Spring.

Latest Air Monitoring Data

Excavation work associated with the electrical substation upgrades is complete. Air monitoring data associated with this work and recent drilling activities is posted on a weekly basis.
Click here to read the data.