The latest from Monroe County Emergency Management

Here is the latest Hurricane Irma Recovery Update from Monroe County Emergency Management: Wednesday morning POWER Keys Energy Services, which covers the South end of Seven Mile Bridge to Key West, reports that about 7 percent of their clients now have service. This includes power to the Monroe County Assisted Living Facility, whose generator had failed. Crews are working up […]

More water is coming

More Aqueduct turned on the water today from 10 a.m. to noon and again from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., in Stock Island and Key West. This is NOT POTABLE water and must be boiled before drinking, and will only be available for two, 2-hour periods today, Wednesday. Key Largo to Marathon should have water in areas that do not […]

Power restoration estimates

Keys Energy Services is reporting that the TIELINE was energized into Key West last night. Three priority electrical feeders are in and holding in Key West (airport, hospital, and grocery stores). Power restoration estimates are approximate at this point, but are as follows: Key West to Big Coppitt 7-10 days for power restoration (hopefully sooner), beyond Big Coppitt it depends […]

Important phone numbers and storm debris cleanup info

Hurricanes can leave Monroe County with millions of tons of debris, including normal household garbage, household chemical waste, appliances, construction/ demolition and yard debris. Segregating debris is critical in assisting in the recovery . To help ensure that debris is collected in the most efficient, safe and timely manner, we recommend that you follow these simple guidelines when clearing debris […]

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