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 – Fact Sheet – Removal of On-Site Structures

This summer, National Grid will remove 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.

4-16-15 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

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