Monthly Archives: May 2019

KUA Releases 2019 Hurricane Preparedness Guide

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., June 1, 2018 – Kissimmee Utility Authority today released its 2019 Osceola Hurricane Handbook, a free comprehensive preparedness guide offered annually to Osceola County residents. A partnership between KUA, Osceola County, the cities of Kissimmee and St. Cloud, Toho Water Authority, UF IFAS Extension in Osceola County and Positively Osceola, the 40-page handbook… Read more »

Kissimmee Sets All-Time Record for Electricity Usage

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., May 28, 2019 – Kissimmee residents used more electricity Tuesday than at any other time in the utility’s 118-year history, thanks to scorching temperatures and triple-digit heat indexes that had air conditioners working overtime. Kissimmee Utility Authority recorded an instantaneous system peak of 380.8 megawatts (MW) at 5:13 p.m. Tuesday, eclipsing the previous… Read more »

8 Lightning Safety Tips for Summer

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With this weekend being Memorial Day Weekend and the heat rolling in, summer is officially kicking off in Kissimmee. While the temperatures are warmer, summer also brings storm season upon us. Kissimmee Utility Authority reminds you of these lightning safety tips: If you hear thunder, lightning is close enough to strike you. When thunder roars,… Read more »

Utility Offices Closed for Memorial Day

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., May 23, 2019 – Kissimmee Utility Authority’s customer service center and administrative offices will be closed in observance of Memorial Day on Monday, May 27. Regular utility business hours will resume on Tuesday, May 28. Customers wishing to make a bill payment over the holiday weekend can do so through the utility’s automated… Read more »