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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IECA is recognized as the leader in continuing education for the erosion and sediment control and stormwater management industry. Explore cutting-edge training in the IECA eHub – the online education center for IECA. Take some time to explore all of IECA’s training opportunities.


Need advice on a project or want to compare notes with industry peers? Enter the new IECA Connect online member community allows to connect, communicate and collaborate with peers. Post a question or share an idea online today to start the conversation!


Get the latest industry updates from IECA! News from the Environmental Connection Magazine is featured in the new IECA News Center. Articles revolve around IECA education tracks featuring peer-reviewed news from industry experts.


IECA Call for Innovation - Sustainability Through Innovation

IECA is seeking proposals for articles about research, products, projects and technology that highlight sustainability through innovation in the industry. Submit your ideas and accepted proposals will be delivered through magazine articles or webinar. Submissions Due Next Friday, May 31, 2023.
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The Best of the 2023 IECA Annual Conference Content is Now Available

Select content from the IECA 2023 Annual Conference is now available on-demand. The education selected features timely content presented by knowledgeable experts that provide real-world solutions to industry problems.
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IECA Relaunches Industry eNewsletter

We're relaunching our bi-weekly news brief to help you stay on top of erosion and sediment control and stormwater management industries. As with previous editions, you will still get a snapshot of current industry trends and happenings in one easy to read digest without having to search through different news daily. If you haven't received an edition yet, sign-up now to join the list.
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Visit the Design Standards in the IECA Resource Library

The Standards and Practices (S&P) Committee has been convened by the IECA Board of Directors (BODs) to develop standards for the construction stormwater industry. The Board recognizes regional differences and even local differences in terminology and design of erosion and sediment control practices. However, the Board also recognizes that standardizing design based upon sound science, testing criteria for sediment controls, monitoring recommendations to provide feedback to site operators, and terminology will greatly advance the stormwater industry.
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