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.

4-16-14 Public Meeting presented the CIty of Pawtucket and BETA

The City of Pawtucket and BETA hosted a public meeting on April 16, 2015 to provide an update of the master planning effort for the City property and portions of the Tidewater Site.

Click here to view a copy of the presentation presented by the City of Pawtucket and BETA from the April 16, 2015 Public Meeting.

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

Click here to view the updates.

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.