Utilities Kingston provides customer-focused and cost-effective multi-utility services in Kingston, Ontario, including safe and reliable wastewater services to nearly 38,000 homes and businesses, while minimizing impact on the environment.
Employees maintain and operate:
- 506 kilometres of sanitary and combined sewer main
- 6,610 maintenance holes
- 29 sewage pumping stations that lift sewage so it can be moved by gravity to the treatment plants
- nine combined sewer overflow tanks that help keep sewage out of waterways during a storm
- and three wastewater treatment plants (including the state-of-the-art Ravensview Wastewater Treatment Facility, pictured above)
The unique structure of Utilities Kingston allows it to benefit from state-of-the-art technology and specialized staff that would not be available to each utility, were it to stand alone.
The team draws on its cross-functional expertise to develop skill sets and deliver efficient utility services. Employees share knowledge to help ensure the reliability of infrastructure for its customers. For example, if there’s an electric problem at a wastewater treatment facility, employees combine their multi-utility expertise to troubleshoot the control logic and get the equipment up and running more quickly.
Customer convenience benefits include one combined bill for multiple services, and one appointment to receive locates for multiple utility services when planning to dig.
Recent news - wastewater
February 21, 2020
Join the City of Kingston and Utilities Kingston for the award-winning Safety Days and Wellness Fair from March 26-27, 2020, 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. at Portsmouth Olympic Harbour.Read more...
February 12, 2020
The utility industry across Ontario is increasing the life span of a locate from 30 to 60 days. Utilities Kingston is making this change in order to be consistent with other utilities.Read more...
Get your free FOG cup and reduce the risk of sewer back-ups when you properly dispose of cooking fats, oils and greasesJanuary 29, 2020
The City of Kingston, Kingston Fire & Rescue, and Utilities Kingston are partnering to make fats, oils and greases cups available to residents, at no charge.Read more...
January 20, 2020
Utilities Kingston is supporting the Kingston Climate Action Plan and needs your input. Come provide your feedback on the proposed Kingston Biosolids & Biogas Master Plan at a public information centre, taking place Thursday, Jan. 30 from 4 to 7 p.m., at 85 Lappan’s Lane.Read more...