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.


Showcase Your Product at the Largest Gathering of Erosion and Sediment Control Professionals!

Exhibit at the IECA Annual Conference and Expo February 13-14, 2018 in Long Beach California. Meet and build relationships with the engineers who who specify use, the contractors who buy and the regulators who monitor the sites - all in one show! Learn more about exhibiting a the conference  and view the interactive floor plan to see who's already exhibiting! Additional conference sponsorship opportunities will be released shortly! 
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IECA Region One Award Nominations Now Open!

Take a moment to recognize the outstanding achievements in the erosion and sediment control industry. Nominations are now open for the Environmental Excellence, Sustained Contributor and Outstanding Professional awards. Learn more about the qualifications and submit before October 31, 2017.
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[Live Webinar] Sediment Basin Design: How Five Different Sediment Detention Devices Varied in Efficiencies

Learn how different sediment basin designs and practices can lead to significant differences in sediment retention efficiencies. And, you'll walk away with an understanding of how the sediment basin design changes affect overall compliance with standard regulations.  
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IECA SmartBrief is Here

The smarter way to stay on top of the erosion control industry. A weekly e-mail newsletter specifically designed to bring the most important and timely industry news stories to the IECA membership and stakeholders. Each week, SmartBrief delivers the most relevant industry news direct to your mailbox. 
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IECA News & Announcements

  • IECA Board Member in the News

    Geosynthetica featured board member and thought leader, Craig Benson, to open its 2017 series of GeoTalk podcasts. Listen as Benson shares his insight that sediment may be needed for watershed health rather than be thought of as a problem.

  • New CEU Accredited Online Course | Bioengineering and Biotechnical Soil Stabilization

    This new IACET accredited online course condenses nearly 20 years of John McCullah's experience into1 hour. The course includes fascinating facts about the history of bioengineering in the West. Where did the term “Straw Wattle” originate? Answers to the question about “design life” of biotechnical methods lie in understanding successional reclamation? Plus, this course will offer 4 of the most useful willow methods.

  • Next Stop on the IECA Roadshow: Washington, DC

    The IECA Regional Roadshow is hitting the road for the summer of 2017. The roadshow will be held in Washington, DC on July 27, 2017 for the Urban Stream Construction Workshop. This workshop will feature morning sessions followed by an afternoon field trip. 

  • IECA Mountain States Regional Conference | Call for Abstracts

    Mark you calendar to attend the IECA Mountain States Annual Conference Thursday, November 16, 2017 in Denver, Colorado. At this time, we welcome you to submit an abstract to speak at this year's event. Speaking at the IECA Mountain States Annual Conference will help you get recognized industry thought leader and provide exposure for your work.

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