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 21, 2020
Join the City of Kingston and Utilities Kingston for the award-winning Safety Days and Wellness Fair from March 26-27, 2020, 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. at Portsmouth Olympic Harbour.Read more...
February 12, 2020
The utility industry across Ontario is increasing the life span of a locate from 30 to 60 days. Utilities Kingston is making this change in order to be consistent with other utilities.Read more...
February 3, 2020
Utilities Kingston is offering a $100 bill credit on the purchase of smart thermostats to the first 250 eligible customers to apply by Dec. 31, 2020. This Save on Energy program is for residential customers who receive both gas and electricity services from Utilities Kingston.Read more...