Monthly Archives: April 2015

KUA Earns Industry Safety Award

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., April 21, 2015 – The Florida Municipal Electric Association on Saturday presented its annual safety award to Kissimmee Utility Authority for the utility’s safe operating practices in 2014. KUA earned the state’s third best safety record for electric utilities with 400,000 to 999,999 worker-hours of exposure. Entrants were placed in categories according to Read More »

KUA Celebrates National Lineman Appreciation Day

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., April 17, 2015 – Kissimmee Utility Authority joins the U.S. Senate in recognizing Saturday as National Lineman Appreciation Day. By unanimous consent, the U.S. Senate in 2013 approved a resolution recognizing linemen, the profession of linemen and the contributions of these brave men and women who protect public safety. The resolution also designated Read More »

KUA Linemen to Compete in Statewide Rodeo

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., April 17, 2015 – Eleven linemen from Kissimmee Utility Authority are in Tallahassee to compete against linemen from other utilities throughout the state in Saturday’s 15th annual Florida Lineman Competition. The purpose of the day-long event is to demonstrate the skill, safety and teamwork of electric linemen in a series of timed events Read More »

KUA Wins 5 PR Awards

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., April 15, 2015 – Kissimmee Utility Authority won five awards Wednesday evening at the 2015 Image Awards, an annual competition sponsored by the Orlando Area Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association. The winners were announced at a ceremony held at the UCF Bright House Networks Stadium. The Image Awards competition recognizes companies Read More »

Utility to Conduct Mock Disaster Wednesday

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., April 13, 2015 – In preparation for the upcoming hurricane season, hundreds of Kissimmee Utility Authority employees will engage in a full-scale mock disaster exercise on April 15. Designed to test the preparedness of utility personnel to work cohesively in a crisis scenario, the four-hour drill will involve a wide range of activities, Read More »