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 January 2016 STRAP – South Washout Area

National Grid has submitted to RIDEM a Short Term Response Action Plan (STRAP) to address the South Washout Area.

Click here to view a copy of the submitted report.

Fact Sheet – Removal of On-Site Structures

This past summer, National Grid removed three buildings at the Former Tidewater MGP and Power Plant site—the former machine shop, purifier house and the meter room. A fact sheet has been prepared to provide a summary of this work.

Click here to view a copy of the June 2015 Tidewater Fact Sheet – Removal of On-Site Structures.

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 – Not Active

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.