Posts Tagged: Public Power

Hurricane Dorian: How to Prepare, Things to Do Before the Storm Hits

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With Hurricane Dorian strengthening and still predicted to strike Florida’s east coast, Kissimmee Utility Authority wants to keep you informed to ensure you and your family are prepared. Below is a list of community resources and contact information to keep handy: Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) How to report a power outage to KUA: 1. EBILL:… Read more »

How NASA’s Inventions for Apollo 11 Benefit Our Lives Today

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How NASA’s Inventions for Apollo 11 Benefit Our Lives Today

This weekend marks 50 years since NASA first put a man on the moon, but many of the technologies invented for the groundbreaking Apollo space program are still used in our lives on Earth today. Here’s a list of some of the most interesting inventions: Attic Insulation. Insulating barriers made of metalized foil laid over… Read more »

How Electricity Took Man to the Moon on Apollo 11

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How Electricity Took Man to the Moon on Apollo 11

This month marks the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission to the moon and man’s first moonwalk. Astronauts Neil Armstrong, Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin and Michael Collins journeyed eight days in space. Armstrong and Aldrin walked the moon’s surface and conducted experiments while Collins piloted the command module in the lunar orbit during their 22-hour… Read more »

4 Heat Safety Tips for a Safe 4th of July Weekend

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It’s going to be a hot and humid Fourth of July weekend as a heat wave continues to grip Central Florida. Heat indices will peak into the 100s each day for most of the weekend. Kissimmee Utility Authority offers these simple tips to help reduce heat-related illnesses during the heat wave: Drink plenty of fluids… Read more »

6 Monumental Firework Safety Tips for 4th of July

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Independence Day is almost here, and while it’s a day to celebrate, let’s not forget about firework safety. In 2018, eight people died and over 12,000 were injured badly enough to require medical treatment after fireworks-related incidents. Fireworks are meant to be enjoyed, but you’ll enjoy them much more knowing your family is safe. Here… Read more »