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HydroBID modeling system for municipalities

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Area: 5888268 km2
Countries:
Brazil; Peru; Suriname; France; Colombia; Guyana; Bolivia; Venezuela; Ecuador
Cities:
Santa Cruz; Manaus; La Paz
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Countries: China
Regions: Yongding He
Project SDGs:
Includes Sustainable Development Goals from the project and its locations.
Sustainable Agriculture (SDG 2.4)
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Sustainable Withdrawals
Progress to Date: NA Improve water-use efficiency
Services Needed: Stakeholder engagement & facilitation
Desired Partner: Business
Language: English
Start & End Dates: Jan. 2020  »  Ongoing
Project Website: www.pepsico.com/sustainability/water
Contextual Condition(s): PHYSICAL: Water scarcity or drought
Additional Benefits: Raised awareness of challenges among water users
Beneficiaries: Manufacturers
Planning & Implementation Time: More than 3 years
Primary Funding Source: corporate
Project Challenges: Other
Project Source: CEO Water Mandate
Profile Completion: 87%

Project Overview

Another collaborative effort is taking place across Latin America, through a public-private partnership between PepsiCo, the PepsiCo Foundation and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). The PepsiCo Foundation and the IDB teamed up in 2014 to address the mismatch between water supply and demand with Hydro-BID, a ground-breaking water resource data management and modeling tool that estimates the availability of freshwater in water-scarce regions, giving municipalities the…

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Another collaborative effort is taking place across Latin America, through a public-private partnership between PepsiCo, the PepsiCo Foundation and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). The PepsiCo Foundation and the IDB teamed up in 2014 to address the mismatch between water supply and demand with Hydro-BID, a ground-breaking water resource data management and modeling tool that estimates the availability of freshwater in water-scarce regions, giving municipalities the ability to better govern water resources. To date, HydroBID has been implemented in Argentina, Brazil, Ecuador, Guatemala, and Peru, and is currently being implemented in Mexico, Paraguay, and Panama. All country implementations involve building the capacity of the local staff through: (i) providing hands-on training in HydroBID and other tools related to IWRM to hydrologists and other technical staff who will oversee the modeling; (ii) the hydrological database that includes the Analytical Hydrography Data set (AHD); and (iii) providing training for the use of the new modules for specialized analysis (e.g. reservoir, sediments, and groundwater) of selected watersheds. Programs like these work because they are rooted in a deep understanding of the needs of local communities, and executed in collaboration with local partners. Hydro-BID is responding to the challenges faced by governments, water utilities, the private sector, and other water stakeholders related to lack of information, reliable data, and tools - helping us all plan and make better decisions for the sustainable management of water.

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Basin and/or Contextual Conditions: PHYSICAL: Water scarcity or drought
Project Benefits: Raised awareness of challenges among water users
Indirect or Direct Beneficiaries: Manufacturers
Months & Implementing: More than 3 years
Primary Funding Source: Corporate funding
Challenges: Other

Project Narrative

We collaborate and engage with a wide range of stakeholders important to our business to ensure we can work towards common goals and create shared value

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Water stewardship has long been one of PepsiCo’s top priorities, and it's an important part of building a Positive Value Chain. As one of the first companies of our size to acknowledge water as a human right, we have a … Learn More

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