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
April 2, 2020
You can count on us throughout the COVID-19 pandemic to provide core water, wastewater, natural gas, electricity and broadband networking services that you rely on. Read more about how to access our services, how we are assisting customers with their bills and more.Read more...
March 31, 2020
As Utilities Kingston takes steps to ensure the continued reliability of core utility services, the local utility company reminds residents about the need to work together during this difficult time.Read more...
March 31, 2020
In 2019, the federal government implemented a carbon pricing program in Ontario. In April 2020, the federal carbon charge for natural gas will increase to 6.02 cents per cubic metre.Read more...
March 20, 2020
We at Utilities Kingston recognize that this is a difficult time for our community and are letting our customers know: we’re here to support you. If you are concerned about paying your bill, experiencing hardship, or have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, please call us to discuss extended bill payment options and financial assistance programs.Read more...
March 19, 2020
To help contain the spread of COVID-19 in our community, access to our main office at 85 Lappan’s Lane is now restricted. Read some of the common reasons people visit in person, with instructions on what you can do instead.Read more...