Yearly Archives: 2005

KUA Completes Power Restoration

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., October 24, 12:00 noon – Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) has completed the restoration of electric service to 1,547 homes and businesses that lost power Monday due to Hurricane Wilma. At the peak of the storm at 7:09 a.m. Monday, two percent of the utility’s 58,000 customers were without electricity. “We want to thank… Read more »

Wilma Knocks Out Power to 1,250 in Osceola

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., October 24, 7:30 a.m. – High winds from Hurricane Wilma have knocked out power to approximately 1,250, or two percent, of Kissimmee Utility Authority’s 58,000 electric customers in Osceola County. At 7:09 a.m. Monday, the utility reported the loss of a major distribution feeder that serves the Orange Gardens area of Kissimmee. KUA… Read more »

KUA Declares Its Mission Accomplished

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Service Restored to 4,756 Customers on Monday KISSIMMEE, Fla., October 24, 5:00 p.m. – Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) crews continue to respond to power outages caused by tropical storm force wind gusts from Hurricane Wilma. At 5 p.m. Monday, service had been restored to all utility customers. Approximately 90 minutes after completing initial power restorations… Read more »

KUA Prepared to Respond to Potential Storm Damage

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., October 23, 5:30 p.m. – Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA), Florida’s sixth largest municipal utility, has completed preparations for Hurricane Wilma and her anticipated arrival on Monday. The utility today elevated its storm readiness to Level 4 — indicating that the projected storm path will bring tropical storm or hurricane force winds to the… Read more »

KUA Offices Closed Monday

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., October 23, 5:00 p.m. – In anticipation of high winds and rain from Hurricane Wilma, Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) offices will be closed for normal business on Monday, Oct. 24. An operations meeting will be held on Monday morning to determine hours of operation for the remainder of the week. All employees of… Read more »