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.


2019 MS4 Conference Schedule is Now Online

Learn more about the sessions and speakers for the 2019 Municipal Wet Weather Stormwater (MS4) Conference May 20-22, in Greenville, SC. Register early as space is limited.

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Earth Day Tweetups (x3) - Ellicott City, MD, Gainesville, VA and Frederick, MD  

On April 22nd from 5:00- 8:00PM, the MAC IECA will be hosting a handful of Earth Day Meetups to encourage IECA members/non-members and environmentally-minded professionals to meet and network in various cities/towns throughout the region. During these meetups, attendees will be able to chat via Twitter and other social media platforms all by using the hashtag #IECAEarthDay (no worries, not required!). We hope you will join us at one of our exciting meetup locations.

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May Webinar | Bioretention Standards – Another Tool in the LID Toolkit

Join us on Wednesday, May 1 for Bioretention Standards – Another Tool in the LID Toolkit webinar to learn more about the new Canadian national-level standards that support surface water protection. Bert van Duin, M.Sc., P.Eng and Jim Laidlaw, AALA, BCSLA, LEED® AP will co-present this webinar.

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Are You Interested in Speaking at an IECA Event?

Learn what it takes to be a presenter for IECA-hosted events or webinars!
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The smarter way to stay on top of the erosion control industry. A weekly e-mail newsletter specifically designed to bring the most important and timely industry news stories to the IECA membership and stakeholders. Each week, SmartBrief delivers the most relevant industry news direct to your mailbox. 
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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 2019 IECA and Stormwater Queensland Conference 
  • Abstracts for the 2019 IECA Region Two and Stormwater Queensland Conference to be held in Hilton Cairns, QLD are due by Tuesday, April 2, 2019. This year's conference will be held 1-3 October 2019.

  • Welcome to the New Members of the IECA Board of Directors 
  • Thank you to all who voted in the 2018 IECA Board of Directors election and tagline selection. Adam L Dibble, CPESC-IT, CESSWI; Dylan Drudul, CPESC; and Mark Myrowich, B.Comm, CPESC, CIESC have been elected to the IECA Region One Board of Directors.

  • 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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