It seems like the hot weather is finally going to make a comeback on Connecticut. Temps are predicted to go into the 90's, so it's important to remember these tips. If you have...
The Danger of Mulch Fires
"Only you can prevent forest fires"...if you're a child of the 70s or 80s you've heard this a million times from Smokey the Bear, but what about mulch fires? Mulch fires begin...
How to Stay Cool in the Heat
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Flash Flood Safety
Alright, alright, you’re thinking, who cares, I know how to swim. Well you’d be blown away if you saw the power behind rushing water. We’re talking flooding here,...
Stay Current During the Storm with UI's Social Media
With foul weather in the forecast, social media sites are a great way to find out the latest from UI. During storms and other outage events, these sites provide regular updates...
Storm Chasing a Sport?
When I used to watch Storm Chasers on Discovery. I often noticed how the teams were most times out on their own with little or no other traffic. There were a few times, however, that...
Heat Wave: Stay Safe Tips
Connecticut is going in the middle of a heat wave, so, here are some tips to make sure you stay safe. Always keep a water bottle with you when you are outside, dehydration can...
Hot Weather Safety: Pets Inside Cars
With the upcoming hot weather and possible heat wave expected, it is important to remember that the interior of your car will be heating up rapidly! With this in mind, it will...
Utility Crime Doesn’t Pay
Is electricity free? Unfortunately, there are some who think the answer is yes. Over the years, The United Illuminating Company has responded to a number of reports of thieves...