Management Model

Type of Investment:

  • Non-reimbursable cooperation
  • Environmental responsibility
  • Technical cooperation and assistance

Project impact:

  • Identify areas for recreational use, defining zones for the development of projects with scientific and touristic purposes
  • Monitor the health status of 31 organism species (fish, mollusks, crustaceans, etc.) in order to issue citizen alerts whenever it does not meet the necessary standards for consumption
  • Compliance with international commitments Sustainable Development Goal # 14
  • Seven meander flow reductions in Puerto Lisa Estuary (Estero Salado of Guayaquil)


Contribute with the recovery of native ecosystems, implementing prevention, mitigation and remediation actions regarding the pollution of the Estero Salado (Estuary), promoting the involvement of diverse entities and civil society at large.

Project Details

The project is located in the Estero Salado (estuary) in the province of Guayas, its tributaries, and its objective is to contribute to the recovery of the ecosystems of this body of water, through the implementation of actions to prevent, mitigate and remediate pollution.

Technical description of the Project

  • Technical studies: financial assessment, socio-environmental liabilities and environmental damage
  • Decontamination regulations
  • Comprehensive waste management plan
  • Modeling of permanent environmental variables: development and operation of a hydro- dynamic model (software) for the Estero Salado in the northern section of Guayaquil; biological characterization; hydro-dynamic model; monitoring on bio-remediation treatments; study and survey of bathymetry and sediment characterization
  • Current and stagnation analysis
  • Technical assessment of alternate remediation processes
  • Reforestation, environmental education


  • Industrial zone of the influence area
  • Waste managers
  • Scientific-academic: universities and institutes
  • Tourism sector

Regulatory Framework

  • Organic Code of Territorial Organization, Autonomy and Decentralization COOTAD
  • Organic Environmental Code
  • National strategy on biodiversity
  • Sustainable Development Goal CDB – United Nations

Enviromental Responsability

  • Public acknowledgment and image of corporate social responsibility for supporting protected areas (Regarding type and length of support)
  • Co-Branding
  • Creation of new technologies


  • Province: Guayas
  • Canton: Guayaquil