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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 »

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 »

KUA Wins 8 Regional Public Relations Awards

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., April 24, 2019 – Kissimmee Utility Authority won eight awards at the 2019 Image Awards, an annual competition sponsored by the Orlando Area Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association. The winners were announced Tuesday evening in a ceremony held at Rollins College in Winter Park. The Image Awards competition recognizes companies and… Read more »

Utility to Stage Mock Disaster Thursday

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., April 3, 2019 – Hundreds of Kissimmee Utility Authority employees will take part in a mock disaster drill on Thursday, April 4 to test the readiness of the utility for this year’s hurricane season. The four-hour drill will involve a wide range of activities, including both live-action training and table top exercises. Activities… Read more »