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  • Utilities Kingston to inspect and rate hydrants to support fire protection

    Utilities Kingston to inspect and rate hydrants to support fire protection

    May 20, 2019

    Utilities Kingston has begun its annual fire hydrant inspection and flow-rating program to help support fire protection. During this work, residents may notice discoloured tap water or reduced water pressure and should be assured the water is still safe. They should run their cold water tap until it is clear.

  • Recreational water users:  after heavy rains, check our online sewer overflow map

    Recreational water users: after heavy rains, check our online sewer overflow map

    May 13, 2019

    Kingston’s waterfront is a clean, safe place to swim, fish or boat. But, bacteria levels in lakes and rivers are higher up to 48 hours after a heavy rainfall and swimming is not recommended during that time. Sewer overflows can contribute to the problem. Utilities Kingston offers an online map that shows where sewer overflows have occurred in real time.

  • Potential flooding: prepare with utility information

    Potential flooding: prepare with utility information

    May 09, 2019

    With a localized flood warning in effect and frequent heavy rains, Utilities Kingston offers information so you know what to do in case of basement flooding, power outages and sewer overflows.

  • See if Utilities Kingston is planning to make multi-utility improvements in your neighbourhood

    See if Utilities Kingston is planning to make multi-utility improvements in your neighbourhood

    May 09, 2019

    Home and property-owners: see if Utilities Kingston is planning to make multi-utility improvements in your neighbourhood this year.

  • Heavy rains: prepare with utility information

    Heavy rains: prepare with utility information

    May 01, 2019

    We are expecting rainfall amounts of 20 to 35 mm in Kingston today. Utilities Kingston offers information so you know what to do in case of basement flooding, power outages and sewer overflows.

  • Sunday, April 28 is the National Day of Mourning

    Sunday, April 28 is the National Day of Mourning

    April 25, 2019

    This day is dedicated to remembering those who have lost their lives, or suffered injury or illness due to a work-related tragedy. We also take time to recognize the many families and friends who have been deeply affected.

  • Heavy rains: prepare with utility information

    Heavy rains: prepare with utility information

    April 25, 2019

    We are expecting rainfall amounts of 25 to 40 mm in Kingston, beginning tonight and continuing until Friday evening. Utilities Kingston offers information so you know what to do in case of basement flooding, power outages and sewer overflows.

  • Is water main relining coming to your neighbourhood?

    Is water main relining coming to your neighbourhood?

    April 24, 2019

    Utilities Kingston has awarded the 2019 contract for water main relining to Fer-Pal Construction Ltd. Work is expected to start in April, with completion by the end of October.

  • Heavy rains: prepare with utility information

    Heavy rains: prepare with utility information

    April 18, 2019

    We are expecting over 40 mm of rain in Kingston, beginning this Friday and continuing over the weekend. Utilities Kingston offers information so you know what to do in case of basement flooding, power outages and sewer overflows.

  • Utilities Kingston offers its customers rain barrels

    Utilities Kingston offers its customers rain barrels

    April 08, 2019

    Starting April 8, Utilities Kingston is offering rain barrels for sale to its customers. Get them delivered to your home for $50 each, including HST and delivery. You don’t need an appointment and the charge will be conveniently added to your bill.