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
January 17, 2020
With significant snow and strong wings expected this weekend, we would like to remind the public about how to stay safe during extreme weather.Read more...
January 13, 2020
Utilities Kingston recently issued 3,500 duplicated utilities bills. The affected bills were printed on Jan. 1 and 6. If you receive two identical utilities bills this month, you only need to pay this amount once.Read more...
January 9, 2020
A strong storm system is forecast for January 10 through 12 and is expected to bring rain and freezing rain to the region. Total amounts and form of precipitation are uncertain, but forecasts are calling for rainfall amounts of 25-55 mm+ as well as significant ice build-up.Read more...