Monthly Archives: March 2019

Kite-Flying Safety: 5 Important Rules

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Kite flying can be a fun hobby, especially in the spring. With a bit of practice and a good breeze, anyone can launch a kite with ease. Before flying any kite, though, it’s important to be safe because kites and electricity don’t mix. Kissimmee Utility Authority offers these simple safety tips to help make kite… Read more »

KUA to Host Free Movie in the Park Featuring Disney’s ‘Moana’

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., March 28, 2019 – Kissimmee Utility Authority, in partnership with the City of Kissimmee, will host its final Movie in the Park of the season on Friday, April 5 on the veterans lawn of Kissimmee Lakefront Park. The event will feature the Disney animated musical adventure film “Moana,” shown on a giant 32-foot… Read more »

Kissimmee Linemen to Compete in National Lineworker Rodeo in Colorado

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., March 25, 2019 – Seven linemen from Kissimmee Utility Authority will travel to Colorado Springs, Colorado this week to compete in Saturday’s 2019 Public Power Lineworkers Rodeo. Hosted by the American Public Power Association, the annual event attracts top linemen from utilities across the United States to demonstrate their skills and knowledge in… Read more »

8 Tips to Prepare for Flooding

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March is flood safety awareness month. As summer storms creep up and rain becomes more frequent, Kissimmee Utility Authority has gathered this helpful information on how to prepare for a flood. Read through these eight tips and know the signs in case of an emergency: Know types of flood risk in your area. Visit FEMA’s… Read more »

KUA Earns Storm Response Award for Third Consecutive Year

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., March 19, 2019 – The Florida Municipal Electric Association has presented Kissimmee Utility Authority with its “Restoring Communities Award” for the utility’s outstanding efforts to quickly and safely restore power to communities in 2018. The award is presented to FMEA member utilities for their work to restore power within their communities and/or sending… Read more »