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 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 have access to networking opportunities with industry peers, live and on-demand training programs, tools and benefits to assist you in your career, 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 and sediment control and stormwater management industry. Offering cutting-edge training, IECA offers education opportunities through online courses in the IECA eHub, local and  national conferences and 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 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.


Exhibit at the 2021 IECA Virtual Annual Conference

Exhibit or sponsor at next year's IECA Annual Conference, February 21-24 to showcase your products. Colocated with the Geosynthetics Conference, this event will bring more opportunities for decision makers to learn more about your products, services and organization.
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[January 2021] Canadian ESC Sector Updates: Standards, Research and Case Studies

Learn more about the newly published Canadian standard that deals with the installation and maintenance of erosion and sediment control measures.
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[New Webinar] A Performance-Based Design and Installation Standard for Silt Fence Sediment Barriers

This presentation will describe a silt fence sediment barrier design and installation standard developed through a comprehensive literature review of current state agency guidance and performance-based research.
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IECA News & Announcements

  • Upcoming IECA Regional Events

    Network with peers in your area from one of IECA's chapter hosted events. Learn what events IECA chapters are hosting in your area.

  • Online Learning Available Anytime, Any Place 
  • Visit the new IECA eHub learning platform for your training needs. Earn continuing education credit on your time.

  • IECA and EnviroCert Expand Continuing Education Offerings to Industry Professionals 
  • EnviroCert International, Inc. a continuing education credit opportunity for their certified professionals using IECA Region One education. Retroactive to January 1, 2019 all certified professionals with any five ECI certifications may earn up to three professional development hours (PDH) per year if they are members of IECA. Professionals can collect PDHs by reading the Environmental Connection Magazine and supplying self-certification forms back to ECI to verify the magazine articles read.

  • New IECA Tagline Announced | Protecting Soil and Water Resources 
  • Your votes have been tallied and IECA’s a new tagline has been decided. The tagline “Protecting Soil and Water Resources,” captures the mission of our work at IECA, and the impact we hope our members have on our environment and world. Thank you for casting your votes! Explore how IECA supports this mission through education.

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