Is Your Gas Meter Being Replaced?
In 2014 to 2015, Utilities Kingston aims to replace approximately 4,000 of the 15,000 gas meters in the municipal gas distribution system.
There will be some interruption to services, but we’ll try very hard to reduce the impact to homes and businesses. Learn more
If You Smell Gas
Evacuate the premises and call Utilities Kingston immediately from outside your home or building at 613-546-1181, extension 2151.
Utilities Kingston provides customer-focused and cost-effective multi-utility services in
Kingston, Ontario, including safe and reliable gas distribution services to over 14,000
customers in Central Kingston.
Employees maintain and operate:
- 250 kilometres of gas mains
- 218 kilometres of gas services
- 1,360 mainline gas valves to regulate, direct, and control flows
- and eight gas pressure regulation stations
A Reminder of Another Age
The image above shows the gas lamp on the
west corner of Lower Union and King Street East.
Gas street lighting just about ended with the 19th century,
but one lamp remains and is maintained by Utilities Kingston.
Natural Gas Safety
Utilities Kingston puts safety first. Certified technicians help ensure public safety, while the goal that every employee goes home safely is upheld every day. While you’re visiting the website,
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Recent News – Gas
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January 28, 2015
Warning: beware of callers using a 1-800 phone number and demanding immediate payment for utilities. A telephone scam is now being reported by several Ontario utilities.
January 21, 2015
On January 20, 2015, Utilities Kingston presented to the Committee of the Whole the 2015 operating budget, four-year capital budgets, and proposed rate schedules for the municipal utilities, including water, wastewater and gas utilities, and the appliance rental business.
December 12, 2014
Protect your home and health this heating season - report gas smells or hissing, and install and maintain a working carbon monoxide detector.
November 26, 2014
On Thursday, Utilities Kingston will install the final LED “cobra head” style light as part of the project to replace more than 10,000 standard and decorative high wattage street light heads. The new fixtures consume half the energy to provide reliable street lighting in Kingston, while minimizing light pollution and maintenance costs.