Utility Publishes Hurricane Preparedness Guide in Spanish

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., June 15, 2010 – Kissimmee Utility Authority today announced that its comprehensive hurricane preparedness guide is now available in Spanish.

The 2010 Osceola Hurricane Handbook, which is offered annually to Osceola County residents, was developed by the utility to help individuals and families prepare for the potentially devastating effects of hurricanes, tropical storms and other natural disasters.

The 40-page guide includes information on emergency shelters, evacuation routes, generator safety and power outage restoration as well as helpful telephone numbers, a disaster supplies checklist and a hurricane tracking chart.

The full-color guide can be downloaded in both Spanish and English from KUA’s website at www.kua.com/hurricane.

KUA serves its Spanish language customers through a variety of channels, including a multilingual call center, assorted publications and free energy audits to encourage energy efficiency in the home.

Founded in 1901, KUA (www.kua.com) is Florida’s sixth largest community-owned utility providing electric and telecommunication services to 62,000 customers in Osceola County, Fla.

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Chris M. Gent
(407) 933-9836
cgent@kua.com