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May 13, 2019 - Kingston's waterfront is a clean, safe place to swim, fish or boat.  But, bacteria levels in lakes and rivers are higher up to 48 hours after a heavy rainfall and swimming is not recommended during that time. Sewer overflows can contribute to the problem. Utilities Kingston offers an online map that shows where sewer overflows have occurred ...
May 13, 2019 - City of Kingston and Utilities Kingston schedules will change due to the Victoria Day holiday. Residents are reminded that they may put out two untagged bags of garbage for the collection week following Victoria Day. This Sunday, family-friendly activities – and 9:30 p.m. fireworks – are planned at Lake Ontario Park, 920 King St. West. Find t ...
May 10, 2019 - The North King's Town Transportation Plan Strategic Corridor Needs Analysis has concluded that the southern portion of the Wellington Street Extension (WSE), from Rideau Street to Bay Street, is not needed to accommodate future growth and can be removed from the City's plans. Transit and active transportation are expected to play a key role in re ...
May 10, 2019 – Motorists, cyclists and pedestrians: review the listing of streets and related messages below for travel information of interest to you. Traffic and pedestrian impacts this week: Closures Alfred Street – from Elm to Princess – closed until Thursday, June 20 while Utilities Kingston works to replace a sanitary sewer to increase capacity i ...
May 10, 2019 - The Department of National Defence will begin installing the Ontario Street pedestrian walkway and other traffic control measures at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 15. The walkway is needed while structural work to the historic Fort Frontenac Wall is completed. Kingston Police will direct traffic at The Tragically Hip Way and Ontario Street intersect ...
May 10, 2019 - Utilities Kingston is offering reminders on how to stay safe around powerlines – and downed powerlines – during Powerline Safety Week, May 13-19. "Knowing what to do in an electrical emergency such as downed powerlines could save your life. Even getting too close to a powerline can kill you or cause serious injury.  To mark Powerline Safet ...
May 10, 2019 - The City of Kingston will be laying the final layer of asphalt at intersections in the hub area and along Division Street between Colborne and Brock streets starting Monday, May 13 until Thursday, May 16. Motorists can expect significant delays due to lane closures while crews complete final layer of asphalt in the locations below: Barrie ...
May 9, 2019 - The City is urging residents to prepare for localized flooding. An Environment Canada forecast, issued at 4:49 a.m., shows 20 to 40 mm of rain could fall by Friday, most this afternoon and continuing into tonight. This wet weather, combined with wind gusts of up to 40 km/h, higher than average water levels on Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence R ...
May 9, 2019 - Home and property-owners: see if Utilities Kingston is planning to make multi-utility improvements in your neighbourhood this year.  Use the interactive online map. "This map shows the work Utilities Kingston is doing to ensure the continued reliability of utility services, improve operating efficiency, and support growth and development i ...
May 8, 2019 - Earlier today, the Cataraqui Region Conservation Authority (CRCA) issued a flood warning for Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River, forecasting higher than normal water levels with a chance of flooding toward the end of May. The City is not experiencing flooding, although Lake Ontario water levels are higher than the seasonal average. ...

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