Utilities

500 FPL crews head to Arkansas & Texas 2/5/13 for help with outages due to winter storms (Source: FPL)

FPL Workers On Their Way To Help With Winter Storm Outages

500 Florida Power & Light crew members packed their long-johns, gloves and warmest coats, as they headed out Thursday to Texas and Arkansas to help restore power in the wake of anticipated winter storms.

12/05/2013

Crews worked to quickly restore electricity after a construction crew knocked some power lines down in the area A1A and Seabreeze Boulevard in Ft. Lauderdale.

Power Outages Minor Across South Florida

A very small number of South Floridians are already without power prior to Tropical Storm Isaac’s arrival.

CBS4–08/25/2012

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FPL To Face Public Service Commission On Rate Hike

After a proposed settlement agreement touched off two days of high-stakes maneuvering, the state Public Service Commission will go ahead Monday with a hearing about whether Florida Power & Light should raise base electric rates.

CBS Miami–08/18/2012

A skull and several bones were found Wednesday May 9th, 2012 behind a Miami Beach water treatment facility. (CBS4)

Miami-Dade County Faces $1B In Water System Repairs

Homeowners hate repair costs, but it could always be worse: repairs to Miami-Dade County’s outdated water infrastructure will cost over $1 billion, and they will not be completed anytime soon.

CBS Miami–07/25/2012

(Source: CBS4) Crews in Ft. Lauderdale work to fix a broken water main on Broward Boulevard

Ft. Lauderdale Water Main Break Snarls Traffic

There’s no good time for a water main break, but rush hour on a Friday is definitely among the worst. That’s what city officials in Ft. Lauderdale were handed after a broken pipe closed part of Andrew Avenue Friday afternoon.

CBS4–02/10/2012

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Water Outage Fixed, 250 Thousand In Broward Under Boil Water Order

A water main break that affected 6 Broward cities and left a quarter million people with the possibility of no water for Christmas was fixed late Saturday night, but while water service was reestored those affected have been told to boil it until further notice, just to be safe.

CBS Miami–12/24/2011

Toilet

Utility Companies Want Your Old Toilet

If you’re is sick of the sitting on the same old bowl at home; Broward County wants to make it worth your while to get rid of that old toilet.

CBS4–09/30/2011

money

Saving Money Takes Work, But Simple Tips Pay Off

Andria Alexander and her husband Todd have two small children and a dog. Like many families, they have at times found themselves without enough money. Unlike many families, they’ve done something about it, and now they are sharing their tips for surviving, and thriving, in a bad economy.

CBS4–07/07/2011

Cash Register

Homestead To Stop Accepting Cash For Utility Bills

Homestead residents will no longer be able to pay their power bills in cash.

11/28/2010

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