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
March 31, 2021
To mark Dig Safe Month, we remind residents who might be planning to dig anywhere on their property: contact Ontario One Call at least a week before you dig. It’s the law.Read more...
March 29, 2021
Safety Days eLearning 2021 will provide for the health and safety expectations necessary to pre-qualify for quotation work, for Utilities Kingston and the City of Kingston. The deadline for completing the eLearning program is May 3.Read more...
March 29, 2021
In 2019, the federal government implemented a carbon pricing program in Ontario. In April 2021, the federal carbon charge for natural gas will increase to 7.98 cents per cubic metre.Read more...
March 25, 2021
We are expecting a spring storm in Kingston bringing heavy rainfall and strong winds, beginning today and continuing until Friday. Utilities Kingston is reminding residents of steps you can take to protect your property from the risk of flooding and sewer back-ups or in case of power outages.Read more...