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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gas leaks and odours,
carbon monoxide, and
Recent News – Gas
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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.
February 06, 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 Utilities Kingston customers, and by other utilities across Ontario.
February 04, 2015
On February 3, 2015, the council of the City of Kingston approved the 2015 operating budget and four-year capital budgets for its municipally-owned utilities, which include the water, wastewater and gas utilities and an appliance rental business. In addition, council approved the four-year rate schedules for the water and wastewater utilities.
January 29, 2015
Your natural gas bill is made up of several parts including for the natural gas commodity, transportation, storage and delivery. Utilities Kingston has reviewed the rates for the natural gas commodity, transportation and storage effective February 1, 2015.