WATER/SEWER PRIVATIZATION.Ondeo de Puerto Rico Puerto Rico (pwār`tō rē`kō), island (2005 est. pop. 3,917,000), 3,508 sq mi (9,086 sq km), West Indies, c.1,000 mi (1,610 km) SE of Miami, Fla. has assumed control, for the next 10 years, of the Autoridad de Acueductos y Alcantarillados (AAA AAA: see American Automobile Association.
(Triple A) A common single-cell battery used in a myriad of electronic devices of all variety. Like its double A (AA) cousin, it provides 1.5 volts of DC power. When used in series, the voltage is multiplied. ), in a new chapter in the history of the private management of the island's water and sewer agency, reports El Nuevo Dia (July 1, 2002). The AAA's 6,000 employees will continue working, but under different management, said Juan Agosto Juan Roberto (Gonzalez) Agosto born February 23, 1958 in Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico was primarily a Relief Pitcher for the Chicago White Sox (1981-86), Minnesota Twins (1986), Houston Astros (1987-90 and 1993), St. Louis Cardinals (1991-92) and Seattle Mariners (1992). Alicea, the new executive president. In the 1970s, AAA was considered to be a model public corporation., but by the mid-1990s, it was operating with heavy losses, aggravated ag·gra·vate
tr.v. ag·gra·vat·ed, ag·gra·vat·ing, ag·gra·vates
1. To make worse or more troublesome.
2. To rouse to exasperation or anger; provoke. See Synonyms at annoy. in part by serious leakages of water.