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 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.


NEW! Financial Services Member Benefit!

IECA members are now eligible to join Signature Federal Credit Union and take advantage of the IECA VISA Platinum card, high-yield checking accounts, mortgage financing, business accounts and access to 5,000+ shared branching locations and ATMs!
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Exclusive Insurance Benefit Program for IECA Members

IECA and Ryan Insurance Strategy Consultants have partnered to offer a suite of individual and group insurance benefits for IECA members*! The new member benefit provides individual and groups insurance products for you, your employees and their families all in one place.
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Center for Watershed Protections Annual Conference Goes Virtual

For the past four years, The Center for Watershed Protections annual conference has served as an important forum for watershed and stormwater professionals to learn about innovative restoration approaches from experts, build partnerships and share best practices. This year we are forced to host the conference online due to ongoing health concerns associated with minimizing the spread of COVID-19. Please join us for this interactive way to connect with others in the industry. For additional questions please contact Karen Titus at
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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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April 14 - 17, 2020
IECA Supporting Partnership 
 Austin, Texas
2020 National Watershed & Stormwater Conference - by the Center for Watershed Protection


June 8-10, 2020
Huntsville, AL
2020 Municipal Wet Weather Stormwater Conference


July 28-30, 2020
St. Louis-Chesterfield, MO
2020 Great Connections Conference


September 10, 2020
Moncton, MB, Canada
2020 Moncton Regional Event


September 15-16, 2020
Dulles, VA
2020 Mid-Atlantic Conference


September 16-17, 2020
Seattle, WA
2020 Seattle Regional Event


October 13, 2020
Palmer, AK
2020 Alaska Regional Event


October 6-8, 2020
San Antonio, TX
2020 Texas Regional Conference


November 11-12, 2020
Auburn, AL
2020 Auburn University Erosion and Sediment Control Installer Training


November 13, 2020
Auburn, AL
2020 Auburn University Erosion and Sediment Control Field Day


November 16-17, 2020
Greenwood Village, CO
2020 Mountain States Regional Conference


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