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FPUA to Hold Budget Workshop

May 18, 2021 – Fort Pierce Utilities Authority (FPUA) Board and staff will hold a budget workshop on Friday, May 21, 2021, to discuss the Fiscal Year 2022 budget. The workshop begins at 10:00 am at the FPUA Energy Services Center, 1701 South 37th Street.  The public is invited to attend. If you are unable to attend in person, you can listen to the meeting online at www.fpua.com/live or https://fpua.webex.com/fpua/onstage/g.php?MTID=eb1d49521e67168eb4b9d463b33f6e335.

FPUA Receives A+ Rating from Fitch Ratings, Inc.

May 18, 2021 – Fort Pierce Utilities Authority (FPUA) is proud to announce that on May 14, 2021, Fitch Ratings has affirmed the ‘A+’ rating on the following FPUA bonds: –$17.3 million utilities capital appreciation bonds, series 1999B; –$29.7 million utilities revenue refunding bonds, series 2009. Additionally, Fitch has assessed FPUA’s standalone credit profile (SCP) at ‘a+’. The SCP represents the credit profile of the utility on a stand-alone bases… Read More »FPUA Receives A+ Rating from Fitch Ratings, Inc.

FPUA Offers Free Natural Gas Water Heater to Residential Customers

May 14, 2021 – Fort Pierce Utilities Authority is pleased to offer residential customers a free 40 Gallon Natural Gas tanked water heater when installing new natural gas service or making the switch from electric/propane to natural gas water heating. This is a value of $500 and provides customers the opportunity to lower the initial costs of installing natural gas. Rebates are also available on other natural gas appliances up to… Read More »FPUA Offers Free Natural Gas Water Heater to Residential Customers

FPUA Opens 24-7 Drive-Up Payment Kiosk

April 22, 2021 – Fort Pierce Utilities Authority (FPUA) is pleased to announce the opening of a convenient, 24-7 drive-up kiosk where FPUA customers can pay their utility bills. The entrance to the drive-up kiosk is located on 5th Street just north of Boston Avenue. The kiosk offers a simple, user-friendly touch screen and accepts payment by cash, check, or card. Payment transactions are posted in real-time and provide a printed… Read More »FPUA Opens 24-7 Drive-Up Payment Kiosk

FPUA Honored with National Award for Outstanding Safety Practices

March 25, 2021 – Fort Pierce Utilities Authority (FPUA) has earned the American Public Power Association’s (APPA) Safety Award of Excellence for safe operating practices in 2020. The utility earned Second Place in Group D, the category for utilities with 60,000 to 109,999 worker-hours of annual worker exposure. Brandon Wylie, Chair of APPA’s Safety Committee and Director of Training & Safety at Electric Cities of Georgia, introduced the award during APPA’s… Read More »FPUA Honored with National Award for Outstanding Safety Practices

FPUA Recognized as a Reliable Public Power Provider

March 23, 2021 – Fort Pierce Utilities Authority (FPUA) has earned a Diamond level Reliable Public Power Provider (RP3)® designation from the American Public Power Association for providing reliable and safe electric service. Utilities must complete a rigorous application process, and the RP3 designation, which lasts for three years, recognizes public power utilities that demonstrate proficiency in four key disciplines: reliability, safety, workforce development, and system improvement. Criteria include sound business… Read More »FPUA Recognized as a Reliable Public Power Provider

Fort Pierce Utilities Authority Celebrates Natural Gas Utility Workers’ Day

March 17, 2021 – Fort Pierce Utilities Authority (FPUA) will observe national Gas Utility Workers’ Day on March 18, 2021. This is the sixth year in which Gas Utility Workers’ Day has been officially celebrated across the country and gives communities the opportunity to recognize and celebrate employees who provide one of their most valuable assets—their natural gas utility. March 18th marks the anniversary of the 1937 school explosion in… Read More »Fort Pierce Utilities Authority Celebrates Natural Gas Utility Workers’ Day

FPUA Receives FMEA Safety Award

March 12, 2021 – Fort Pierce Utilities Authority (FPUA) was recently recognized by the Florida Municipal Electric Association (FMEA) with a Safety Award for our commitment to worker safety. Electric linework is one of the country’s top 10 most dangerous professions. Lineworkers risk electrocution, falls, burns, and other injuries in every type of weather as part of their daily efforts to provide reliable and affordable power. For this reason, public… Read More »FPUA Receives FMEA Safety Award

FPUA Drinking Water Safe

February 10, 2021 – Fort Pierce Utilities Authority (FPUA) understands that in light of recent events, customers may have heightened concerns about security at FPUA facilities and in particular, FPUA’s Water Treatment Plant. FPUA’s Cyber Security Analyst, and entire team, are dedicated to helping protect all departments from cybersecurity attacks. FPUA performs continuous monitoring and response throughout multiple levels of our systems, and all staff must participate in regularly scheduled cybersecurity… Read More »FPUA Drinking Water Safe

FPUA Earns Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting

February 5, 2021 – Fort Pierce Utilities Authority (FPUA) has received the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2019. The report was judged by an impartial panel to meet the high standards of the program, which includes demonstrating a constructive “spirit of full disclosure” to… Read More »FPUA Earns Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting