Utilities Kingston provides customer-focused and cost-effective multi-utility services in Kingston, Ontario, including safe and reliable gas distribution services to nearly 16,000 customers in Central Kingston.
Employees maintain and operate:
- 259 kilometres of gas mains
- 231 kilometres of gas services
- 1,444 mainline gas valves to regulate, direct, and control flows
- and nine gas pressure regulation stations
In 2022, we delivered 93.4 million cubic metres of natural gas to our customers.
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 26, 2024
The last Wednesday in February each year is recognized as Pink Shirt Day. Pink Shirt Day creates a more inclusive world by raising awareness for bullying prevention and creating safe environments for children and youth.Read more...about Pink Shirt Day is February 28
February 23, 2024
Natural gas lines can sometimes intersect with sewer lines beyond the outside wall of your home or building, which is known as a cross bore. In these cases, clearing a blocked sewer line with motorized or water-jetting equipment could damage the natural gas line and lead to a gas leak, creating an immediate safety risk for you and others.Read more...about Sewer cross bores: call before clearing a sewer line
February 15, 2024
Join the City of Kingston and Utilities Kingston for the award-winning Safety Days from March 21-22, 2024, from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Portsmouth Olympic Harbour.Read more...about Register online for 2024 Safety Days by March 14, 2024
February 13, 2024
We wish everyone in our community a safe and happy Family Day! Our office is closed on Monday, February 19.Read more...about Wishing you a safe and happy Family Day: we are closed Monday