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Fill the Air with Love on Valentine’s Day, Not Metallic Balloons

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Valentine’s Day is here and Kissimmee Utility Authority is warning residents about the public safety risks associated with helium-filled Mylar or metallic balloons. More metallic balloons are sold on Valentine’s Day than any other holiday and, not surprisingly, it’s also the same day that utilities across the country experience numerous metallic balloon-related power outages. Metallic… Read more »

NOAA Hurricane Forecast Warns of a Very Active Season Ahead

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The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s outlook for the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season indicates that an above-normal season is most likely, with the possibility of it being extremely active. The outlook calls for a 60% chance of an above-normal season, followed by a 30% chance of a near-normal season and a 10% chance of a… Read more »

Our Environmental Commitment

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Being good stewards of the environment means we care for the land, air, water, and wildlife in the community we serve. Kissimmee Utility Authority protects these resources while meeting our customers’ demand for electric service. Below are some of the ways we carry out this responsibility. Waste reduction and recyclingFor KUA, landfills are a last… Read more »

Childproof Your Home Against Electrical Hazards

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Whether you’ve recently welcomed your first baby, or already have a full house, it’s vital to keep your home electrically safe for the little ones. Unintentional injury is one of the top killers of children in the United States, but prevention can eliminate almost all of these injuries. Kissimmee Utility reminds you to take proper… Read more »

12 Electrical Safety Tips for Boat Operators

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launching a boat

Although boating is considered to be a carefree activity, there are many electrical hazards that need to be considered before leaving the dock. Reduce the risk of electric shock drowning and common boat electrical hazards with these handy tips from Kissimmee Utility Authority: Don’t allow yourself or anyone else to swim near the dock when… Read more »