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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
  • 587 kilometres of water main ranging in size from 150 to 1,200 millimetres
  • 5,468 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
  • 3,583 fire hydrants used for fire protection and system maintenance

In 2021, we pumped 22.5 billion litres of potable water through the municipal distribution system.

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