Utilities Kingston offers seasonal utility safety tips

January 07, 2019

Utilities Kingston offers seasonal utility safety tips

With the winter season upon us, Utilities Kingston is providing some important safety reminders about your gas, water and electrical services. If you have a concern about your utilities, and you are located in our service area, please call our 24-hour line at 613-546-1181.

Our website offers information on how you can safely follow these eight tips: 

  1. Keep gas and electrical meters clear
  2. Keep outside exhaust vents cleared
  3. Keep hydrants visible
  4. Prevent water from freezing around outside electrical lines
  5. Protect water lines from freezing
  6. Report gas smells or “hissing”
  7. Install and obey carbon monoxide (CO) alarms
  8. Know what to do in the event of a winter storm - with information on power outages, and basement flooding

For more information on keeping your home and family safe, visit our page on Winter Safety