Utilities Kingston provides customer-focused and cost-effective multi-utility services in Kingston, Ontario, including safe and reliable water services to 40,000 homes and businesses.
Employees maintain and operate a system that includes:
- three water treatment plants
- 752 kilometres of linear assets
- 5,420 water valves for isolation and flow control
- five booster stations that raise water pressure
- 8 water storage facilities that hold 5.3 million litres of water for consumption and fire protection
- 3,563 fire hydrants used for fire protection and system maintenance
In 2022, we pumped 23.8 billion litres of potable water through the municipal distribution system.
Recent news - water
November 24, 2023
Utilities Kingston is urging residents: know your electricity provider so you know who to call in the event of a power outage or other electricity emergency. We are also concerned with residents reporting potentially life-threatening emergencies using email or social media.Read more...about Make the right call to identify and report a utility emergency
November 22, 2023
Join Utilities Kingston during Home Heating Week on Nov. 27 - Dec. 1. Get expert tips, tricks, and ideas to keep your home comfortable and energy-efficient during the colder months, while managing your heating costs all winter long. Plus, enter a draw for a Google Nest smart thermostat.Read more...about Enter to win a smart thermostat during ‘Home Heating Week’ Nov. 27 - Dec. 1
Don’t take the risk. Don’t assume your excavator has contacted Ontario One Call before they start diggingNovember 16, 2023
Home and property owners, are you hiring a contractor to dig on your property? Don’t assume your excavator contacts Ontario One Call before they start digging.Read more...about Don’t take the risk. Don’t assume your excavator has contacted Ontario One Call before they start digging
October 20, 2023
On October 17, Kingston City Council approved the implementation of charges related to By-Law Number 2012-22.Read more...about Implementation of deferred 2023 charges for bulk water usage and wastewater disposal
October 2, 2023
October is Cyber Security Awareness Month (Cyber Month) in Canada, and we are proud to be a Get Cyber Safe champion working to help Canadians stay safe online. Cyber Month is an important time to reflect, as individuals and as an organization, on how we can protect ourselves and our loved ones online.Read more...about It’s Cyber Security Awareness Month!