What is IECA?

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. [Read more]

IECA Calendar of Events

On Demand Webinars & Training


June 1

Online Webinar

Design Procedures for Geosynthetic Rolled Erosion Control Products (GRECPs) - Sponsored by Propex

June 15

Online Webinar

Building Green: Atlantas Green Infrastructure Approach

June 15

Mukilteo, WA

Five Fundamentals for Successful Restoration of Disturbed Lands

July 6-7

Online Webinar

Fluvial Geomorphology - Part One & Two

July 14

IECA Roadshow

IECA Mid-Atlantic Sediment Control Innovations Roadshow

July 19

Online Webinar

Understanding Industrial Stormwater Inspections and BMPs to Ensure Permit Compliance

July 20

Online Webinar

Start Here: A Primer on Erosion and Sediment Control

July 26-28

La Crosse, WI

IECA Great Connections

August 3

Online Webinar

Organic, natural, weed free, photodegradable and biodegradable products: What's the difference? - Sponsored by East Coast Erosion

Aug 14-17

Cartagena, Colombia

VIII CICES - Congreso Iberoamericano de Control de Erosion

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IECA News Headlines

Environmental Connection 2017 Abstract Deadline is May 31st

IECA is accepting abstract submissions for its 2017 conference in Atlanta, Georgia on February 21-24, 2017. Share insights and content with your peers while enhancing your professional development and gaining recognition for your advancements in erosion and sediment control, stormwater management and related fields. The deadline to submit an abstract is May 31. [Submit Your Abstract.]

New IECA Live Online Short Courses

IECA announces the addition of two online live short courses, each worth 3 Professional Development Hours. Join us on July 6 & 7 for a two part presentation on Fluvial Geomorpology with Dr. David Williams. Then on July 19 join Ryan Jonach & Brad Flack's half day training on Understanding Industrial Stormwater Inspections and BMPs to Ensure Permit Compliance. [Read More.]

The Essentials of Stormwater Management - Now Available on IECA eLearning

The Essentials of Stormwater Management bundle is now available for purchase at a 50% discount! IECA has identified a list of critical courses that are a must for those who want to understand the essentials of stormwater management. Courses include: A Comprehensive Stormwater Compliance & Inspection Training for Construction Sites, Basic Hydrology Part One & Two, How to Write and Implement a Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP), and Stormwater Monitoring: A Primer on Basic Data & Methods. [Read More]

IECA Webinars = Continuing Education

IECA has added new webinars for 2016, including: Design Procedures for Geosynthetic Rolled Erosion Control Products (GRECPs) - Sponsored by Propex GeoSolutions, Building Green: Atlanta's Green Infrastructure Approach; Start Here: A Primer on Erosion and Sediment Control and many more! Register to start earning your PDHs/CEUs for the year. [View full calendar.]

MS4 Conference in Nashville

The EPA Region 4 and the Southeast Chapter of the IECA hosted their third annual Municipal Wet Weather Stormwater Conference on May 16-18 in Nashville, TN. Over 175 attendees learned about stormwater management, water quality and erosion & sediment control. Sixteen exhibitors participated in the event providing various solutes for MS4 Management. [Claim Your Certificate]

Earn Extra Credit PDHs

Our members get 4 extra credit PDHs each year for reading and taking our magazine quiz. Take advantage and claim your extra credits. [Take Quiz]

Join/Renew Your Membership

It's easier than ever to renew or join IECA. Join/Renew for benefits including: two IECA webinars giving your 1 PDH credit per webinar (Professional Plus level or higher), access to Online Career Center, Member discount pricing to IECA educational events, membership in your local IECA Chapter, subscription to Erosion Control Journal and Environmental Connection Magazine Online, access to Member Directory and much more. [Read more]

IECA Career Center

Are you looking for a new job? Do you need to fill an open position at your company? Check out our Career Center where you can post your resume, schedule job alert emails, search qualified professionals and so much more. [View Career Center.]

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