Did You Know
Before natural gas is delivered to your home, mercaptan is added to it, which gives the gas a sulphur or “rotten egg” smell to help detect leaks.
Learn more about leaks and odours.
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, and the goal to
ensure 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
Recent News – Gas
See more Gas News
April 16, 2014
The Corporation of the City of Kingston has applied to the Ontario Energy Board (OEB) for renewal of its gas marketer licence.
April 08, 2014
There is so much to remember when moving in or out. Utilities Kingston wants to make your move as simple as possible. Open or close an account with us online at your convenience, any time, any day. Our online self-service form works nicely from a mobile device as well.
March 24, 2014
Register today for Safety Days, taking place April 2-4, 2014 at Portsmouth Olympic Harbour. This free safety and information meeting is for contractors who conduct work on behalf of Utilities Kingston and the City of Kingston. Help ensure everyone goes home safely, each and every day.
March 13, 2014
Protect your home and health this heating season - report gas smells or hissing, and install and maintain a working carbon monoxide detector.