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.


Featured Regional Event - Great Rivers Chapter Fall Conference and Expo

The Great Rivers Chapter Fall Conference and Expo brings together a network of professionals in the erosion and sediment control industry to share the latest technology and provide an educational experience for the dissemination of knowledge toward the attainment of effective and economical methods of preventing erosion and sedimentation. This event will feature discussion related to stormwater programs, inspections and product case studies.
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2019 IECA Annual Conference | Closing Keynote Speaker Announced

Do I Really Own This? Perspectives of a Large Project Owner | Janet Kieler - Director of Environmental Programs at Denver International Airport. This keynote will focus on unique erosion control challenges faced today by the City and County of Denver's Department of Aviation, owner and operator of Denver International Airport (DEN). DEN is a unique property. At 53-square miles it is the second largest airport in the world and the biggest in the United States at almost twice the size of its domestic runner up, Dallas Fort Worth International Airport. As the last major international airport built in the US, and one that was designed to remove the space constrains posed by the former airport, the land disturbance associated with original construction was massive and largely uncontrolled, given the pre-permitting era in which it was built. Now, after opening its doors more than two decades ago, the culture of ownership around the built environment is making its way to the unbuilt environment and bringing renewed success to land management practices.

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Canada’s National Erosion and Sediment Control Inspection Standard: A Model for North America?

Free to IECA Members! This presentation will take an inside look at the 1st edition of CSA/W202, Erosion and Sediment Control Inspection and Monitoring, to showcase how best practices were harmonized to create a national set of minimum requirements. It will highlight the ability of the standard to streamline project administration and eliminate guess work, and how such requirements lend themselves well to incorporation in to contracts and permits. Finally, the presentation will touch on efforts to drive uptake, plans for future ESC standards, as well as the various aspects of CSA/W202 that might serve as a model for future standardization efforts in the U.S. and elsewhere.
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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.

  • IECA Region Two 2018 IECA and NZIHT Conference 
  • Abstracts for the IECA Region Two 2018 IECA and NZIHT Conference to be held in Christchurch NZ are due by Friday, May 11, 2018. This year's IECA Region Two Conference will be held 28-31 August 2018.

  • IECA Region One Needs Your Vote! 
  • Help select leaders and a tagline for your association! Please take a moment to review the seven candidates running for the IECA Region One Board of Directors Election and the three tagline recommendations and vote for the selection of your choice! Voting will close September 14, 2018.

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