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] Understanding Industrial Stormwater Program Development and Execution for Permit Compliance

This webinar will be held on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 and draw on some of the best practices in the industry on how to setup a robust program from a centralized records system to a dedicated stormwater team. Presenter, Ryan Janoch, will cover how to run an annual stormwater training program for facility staff, including general awareness training and specific stormwater team training. In addition, we will cover the risks associated with non-compliance including examples of poorly setup programs and the financial ramifications of enforcement actions and lawsuits.
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Congratulations to our 2016 IECA Award Winners!

IECA names its 2016 winners for the Environmental Achievement and Outstanding Professional of the Year awards. The Texas A & M Transportation Institute’s Sediment and Erosion Control Laboratory Project receives the Environmental Excellence Award. Adam Dibble, CESSWI is named the Outstanding Professional of the Year award recipient and Daniel Salsinger, CPESC is named Sustained Contributor Award recipient! 
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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

  • New CEU Accredited Online Course | Rain Water Harvesting: Applications and Maintenance

    This new online course is provides 0.1 IACET Accredited CEUs. Presented by William Lord this presentation will take an in depth look at the pressure on domestic water supplies and stormwater runoff from impervious surfaces becomes more of a problem, rain water harvesting can lessen pressure on water supplies and reduce stormwater runoff. Rain water harvesting has been used for centuries. In ancient Rome and Byzantium water was stored in huge underground cisterns to help walled citied withstand sieges. In climates with alternating wet and dry seasons water can be stored in cisterns to provide supply in the dry season. Rainwater harvesting can provide economical irrigation water as well as non-potable water for domestic toilet flushing, clothes washing, and car washing if plumbing codes allow.

  • MS4 Conference Registration Now Open | Charleston, SC

    The Fourth Annual 2017 Municipal Wet Weather Stormwater Conference will be held in Charleston, South Carolina May 15 - 17, 2017. Registration is now open. This conference is packed full with education you need to know to do your job even better and more productive. There isn’t a better place to learn what works in the southeast’s unique conditions, than in the southeast. Take advantage of the education sessions, networking opportunities and exhibit booths.

  • 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.

  • Meet the Board of Directors

    The board of directors and officers devote countless hours of their personal time to advancing IECA’s mission. This leadership team personify the spirit, determination, creativity, and dedication of the stormwater, erosion and sediment control industry, and they passionately share a vision for its future.

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