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
July 26, 2021
On the Civic Holiday, Monday, August 2, customers on Time-of-Use electricity pricing will be charged off-peak prices for the electricity commodity portion of the bill.Read more...
July 22, 2021
Utilities Kingston is no longer accepting applications for natural gas and electricity funding for CEAP and CEAP-Small Business. The Ontario Energy Board has advised that the Ministry of Energy confirmed no additional funding would be provided for CEAP or CEAP-SB.Read more...
Water and sewer project on Front Road and King Street West: saving energy, reducing sewer overflows and supporting growth & developmentJune 30, 2021
Utilities Kingston is embarking on a large, phased, multi-year project to improve water and sewer infrastructure in the community.Read more...