Martin Dennis Named Meter Reader of the Year

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., March 23, 2007 – Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) on Thursday named Martin Dennis its 2006 meter reader of the year.

Dennis was chosen from among the utility’s 20 full- and part-time meter readers for his meter reading volume and accuracy.

Dennis read 101,623 electric, water and irrigation meters in 2006 with just 28 errors – a 99.972 percent accuracy rate.

Angel Quiles was recognized as runner-up for reading 96,399 meters while maintaining the same accuracy rate.

KUA’s meter readers ended 2006 with 1.6 million total meter reads with an accuracy rate of 99.942 percent, or one error for every 1,738 meters read.

Founded in 1901, KUA (www.kua.com) is Florida’s sixth largest community-owned utility providing electric and telecommunication services to 170,000 residents in five Central Florida counties.

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Chris M. Gent
(407) 933-7777 x 1116
cgent@kua.com