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, check out related safety information for Call Before You Dig, sewer cross bores, gas leaks and odours, carbon monoxide, and appliance safety.

Recent News – Gas

  • Utilities Kingston Warns Customers of Phone Scam

    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.

  • Utilities Kingston Presents Operating and Capital Budgets, Rate Changes

    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.

  • Know What to do if You Suspect a Gas Leak

    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.

  • Utilities Kingston to Install Final LED Streetlight

    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.

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