Monthly Archives: August 2004

KUA Prepares For Hurricane Frances

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Utility Receives Commitments for Additional Line Workers and Tree Trimmers KISSIMMEE, Fla., August 31, 11:00 a.m. – Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) personnel are prepared to respond to potentially severe weather related to Hurricane Frances that is currently threatening Florida’s coastline.   Utility officials conducted a logistics meeting on Monday and received commitments from utilities and contractors Read More »

KUA Declares Its Mission Accomplished

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Utility restores power to all customers on two-week anniversary of Hurricane Charley KISSIMMEE, Fla., August 28, 5:00 p.m. – Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) announced Friday evening that it had completed the reconstruction of its electrical infrastructure, two weeks after Hurricane Charley ripped through northern Osceola County. Power has been restored to virtually all customers’ homes Read More »

KUA Restores Power To 99.9 Percent Of Customers; 64 To Go

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., August 27, 3:00 p.m. – Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) crews continued work on Friday to restore power to customers across Osceola County. The utility reported Friday afternoon that 64 customers remain without power as a result of Hurricane Charley. As Central Florida’s hardest hit utility, KUA has successfully restored electric service to 57,936 Read More »

KUA Restores Power To 99.75 Percent Of Customers; 144 To Go

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., August 27, 11:00 a.m. – Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) crews continued work on Friday to restore power to customers across Osceola County. The utility reported Friday morning that 144 customers remain without power as a result of Hurricane Charley. As Central Florida’s hardest hit utility, KUA has successfully restored electric service to 57,856 Read More »

KUA Hurricane Response Review

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Former FEMA Director to Conduct Independent Review KISSIMMEE, Fla., August 27, 10:00 a.m. – Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) announced today that it has hired the former director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to conduct an exhaustive independent assessment of the utility’s emergency preparedness for and response to Hurricane Charley. James Lee Witt Associates Read More »