The International Erosion Control Association:

The International Erosion Control Association (IECA) is a non-profit, member organization that provides education, resource information and business opportunities for professionals in the erosion and sediment control industry.

Our 2,500 members represent over 30 countries and 22 fields of professional practice. IECA’s diverse membership supplies a unique network of specialists who are capable of solving a broad range of problems caused by soil erosion and its by-product—sediment.

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As a member of IECA, you gain access to a vast body of knowledge, high-quality training programs, the latest tools and tactics, exposure to leading-edge thinking and products, and opportunities to interact with stormwater, erosion and sediment control peers around the world.



IECA is recognized as the leader in continuing education for the erosion & sediment control and stormwater management industry. Offering top notch training, IECA offers education opportunities through over 100 online courses in the eLearning Library, monthly webinars, local roadshows, national and international conferences, and private on location training. Take some time to explore all of IECA’s educational opportunities.



As an IECA member, you’ll get unlimited access to our vast members-only resources, tools and content to increase your effectiveness and learn vital information to keep you current stay on top of change and meet the challenges it presents.


[Live Webinar] 99% Sediment Yield Reduction in Two Easy Steps

On December 14, 2016, join three time IECA Presenter of the Year, Barry Fagan's case study 99% Sediment Yield Reduction in Two Easy Steps. This case study will present the interesting details of a particular operation on a specific interstate project. Discussions of effectiveness versus compliance and connection between our responsibilities and our organization’s mission will serve as a backdrop for the more technical details of the story.

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MS4 Conference | Call for Presentations

The EPA Region 4, IECA Southeast Chapter, & IECA Region One are hosting their 4th Annual Municipal Wet Weather Stormwater Conference, in Charleston, SC May 15 - May 17, 2017. Speaking at this conference provides you a platform to share insights and content with your peers, enhance your professional development, and learn from your colleagues. Submission due date is January 10, 2017.

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Join Together, Save Together, Benefit Together

IECA Organizational Membership will allow your company to save and your employees to gain access to the expert resources, cutting-edge training and professional development and networking opportunities they need to succeed.

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IECA News & Announcements

  • IECA's New eLearning Library

    In February 2016, IECA launched its new and improved online learning management system (LMS). This new system has been completely integrated into IECA's website providing members a single sign on experience. The site houses over 100 courses ranging from recorded IECA webinars, online courses and vendor webinars to package deals and currently hot topics in the industry. This has been a year process for IECA and the education staff. Many staff members worked tirelessly on the implementation, design and testing of the new system. “After months of hard work I am delighted we are launching our new Learning Management System,” says Joanna Fetherolf, IECA’s Director of Education. “IECA’s eLearning will now provide attendees with a user-friendly experience and additional features, such as a refined search engine, tracking of student transcripts and access to free member events. IECA is constantly striving to improve our education and this is another step forward."

  • IECA is Seeking Volunteers for Environmental Connection 2017

    Volunteer shifts are available for you to sign-up on a first-come, first-serve basis. Shifts available include: bag stuffing and assisting attendees with questions and how navigate the conference. They're between 2 - 4.5 hours long on February 21-24, 2017.

  • IECA Mountain States Conference a Success

    IECA's Mountain States Annual Conference was held in Denver, Colorado November 10, 2016. Barry Fagan kicked off the conference with his keynote address: Green, Gray, or Purple - It's all Infrastructure discussing the organizational systems, structures and facilities necessary for a healthy and functional society. The conference offered three education tracks ranging from erosion and sediment control in remote areas, construction BMPs, successful revegetation and Phase II MS4 General Permits. During lunch Keynote speakers Micah Leadford and Jeff Crane provided insight into the catastrophic flooding along Colorado's front range in September 2013 and the response efforts that followed. Closing out the day was a lively discussion regarding stormwater regulations. Thank you to all the vendors, volunteers and attendees for making the 2016 conference such a big success! See you next year.

  • Canadian Chapter of IECA Officially Announced!

    The International Erosion Control Association Region One (IECA) announced November 1, 2016 the establishment of a new chapter in Canada. The Canadian Chapter of the International Erosion Control Association is Canada’s essential educational and networking resource for stormwater management, erosion and sediment control and stream protection and restoration.

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IECA Webinar:

99% Sediment Yield Reduction in Two Easy Steps

December 14th
12:00pm - 1:00pm Central

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