Utilities Kingston provides customer-focused and cost-effective multi-utility services in Kingston, Ontario, including safe and reliable gas distribution services to nearly 15,000 customers in Central Kingston.
Employees maintain and operate:
- 259 kilometres of gas mains
- 228 kilometres of gas services
- 1,403 mainline gas valves to regulate, direct, and control flows
- and nine gas pressure regulation stations
A reminder of another age
The image above shows the gas lamp on the west corner of Lower Union and King Street East. Gas street lighting just about ended with the 19th century, but one lamp remains and is maintained by Utilities Kingston.
Natural gas safety
Utilities Kingston puts safety first. Certified technicians help ensure public safety, while the goal that every employee goes home safely is upheld every day. While you’re visiting the website, check out related safety information for Call Before You Dig, sewer cross bores, gas leaks and odours, carbon monoxide, and appliance safety.
Recent news - gas
February 18, 2021
On February 16, 2021, the council of the City of Kingston approved the 2021-2022 operating budgets and the 2021 capital budget additions for its municipally-owned utilities, which include water, wastewater and gas, and an appliance rental business.Read more...
February 16, 2021
With Environment Canada issuing a Winter Storm Warning for the area until later today with a total of 25 cms snow expected, Utilities Kingston is providing some important safety reminders about your gas, water and electrical services.Read more...
COVID-19 Energy Assistance Program changes to help more people, businesses and charitable organizationsFebruary 9, 2021
As of January 14, 2021, changes are in place to the COVID-19 Energy Assistance Program eligibility criteria for residents, small businesses and charitable organizations, so that more customers may qualify for these programs.Read more...