• Frozen Water Lines: Preventative Tips and What To Do

    February 25, 2015

    Calls to Utilities Kingston about frozen water services have increased due to the unusually cold weather. Customers are reminded to keep an eye on indoor plumbing to prevent internal water lines from freezing during bitter cold spells. Avoid costly issues with your privately-owned water service!

  • View the Program and Register: 2015 Safety Days

    February 24, 2015

    Join the City of Kingston and Utilities Kingston for Safety Days from March 25 – 27, 2015, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at the Portsmouth Olympic Harbour.

  • Blocked Sewer Line? Stay Safe, Call Before You Clear

    February 23, 2015

    Natural gas lines can sometimes intersect with sewer lines. When this happens it is known as a sewer cross bore. When left undisturbed, sewer cross bores do not present a safety risk. If you have a blocked sewer line beyond the outside wall of your building, your attempt to clear it could damage the gas line, causing natural gas to leak into your home or building.

  • Deep Frost, Freeze-Thaw Increase Water Main Breaks

    February 23, 2015

    Weather is a big factor impacting water main breaks. Read on to learn why breaks happen, how our crews respond, what proactive steps we take to prevent them, and what you can do to reduce the impact of these service disruptions.

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