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 May 2017 – Program Letter

RIDEM issued a Program Letter for the Site on May 25, 2017.

Click here to view a copy of the RIDEM Program Letter.

STRAP Completion Report – Completion of the South Washout Repair

This past summer, National Grid repaired a storm water system and washout area located in the southern portion of the Site. A STRAP completion report has been prepared to provide a summary of this work.

Click here to view a copy of the September 2016 STRAP Completion Report.

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.

Instrusive Activities – Inactive

Active Intrusive Activities are 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. Status reports are also posted on the bulletin boards located near the Site.

Click here to view the updates.

Latest Air Monitoring Data

Air monitoring data is posted on a weekly basis during excavation or intrusive work activities.
Click here to read the data.