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Mock Disaster Response Exercise Underway in Kissimmee

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., April 12, 2018 – In preparation for the upcoming hurricane season, hundreds of Kissimmee Utility Authority employees are engaged in a full-scale mock disaster exercise this morning. Designed to test the preparedness of utility personnel to work cohesively in a crisis scenario, the four-hour drill involves a wide range of activities, including both… Read more »

KUA Receives Industry Award for Storm Assistance

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., March 23, 2018 – 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 Florida communities in 2017. The award is presented to FMEA member utilities to recognize an outstanding response in assisting other electric utilities… Read more »

KUA Linemen Place Third in Florida, Lasso 5 Trophies at Rodeo

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., March 15, 2018 – Kissimmee Utility Authority linemen placed third statewide and brought home five trophies from Saturday’s 18th annual Florida Lineman Competition in Kissimmee, hosted by KUA and the Florida Municipal Electric Association. Twenty-one teams and 72 apprentices from utilities throughout Florida gathered at Osceola Heritage Park to demonstrate the safety, skill… Read more »

KUA Earns Statewide Recognition for Worker Safety

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., March 13, 2018 – The Florida Municipal Electric Association on Saturday presented its annual safety award to Kissimmee Utility Authority for the utility’s continued commitment to safe work practices during the past year. KUA earned the state’s third best safety record for electric utilities with 400,000 to 949,999 worker-hours of exposure. Entrants were… Read more »