IECA webinar – Innovation in Erosion and Sediment Control: Hemp Fiber and Sheep Wool – October 11 and 12

October 5th, 2022

The International Erosion Control Association (IECA) is hosting a webinar on Innovation in Erosion and Sediment Control: Hemp Fiber and Sheep Wool on October 11, 2022 at 3 p.m. MT/5 p.m. ET; and Oct. 12 at 8 a.m. Sydney Time. You can register here. This webinar will look at research into waste wool and hemp […]

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IECA web event – Flocculant Usage in Construction Stormwater Treatment – September 22

September 20th, 2022

A live web event presented by Billur Kazaz, Ph.D., on the Flocculant Usage of Construction Stormwater Treatment will take place September 22, at 1 p.m. EDT. One professional development hour of continuing education credit is available and you can register here. Flocculants provide an innovative solution for managing construction stormwater runoff with their efficiency in […]

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Abstracts due June 3 for IECA Annual Conference & Expo

May 26th, 2022

Kansas City is the site of the IECA Annual Conference and Expo 2023. There's just over a week left to submit abstracts for the International Erosion Control Association’s (IECA) Annual Conference and Expo 2023. The conference, February 5-8, 2023, in Kansas City, will be co-located with the 2023 Geosynthetics Conference. Attendees will have access to […]

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Geosynthetics Conference 2023 abstracts due Friday

May 17th, 2022

Kansas City is the site of the 2023 Geosynthetics Conference. The Geosynthetics Conference 2023 call for abstracts deadline has been extended to May 20. of all types related to geosynthetics. Abstracts may be submitted online at https://geosyntheticsconference.com/technical-program/ All submissions must be non-commercial and 300 words or less. The 2023 Geosynthetics Conference will be co-located with […]

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Geosynthetics Conference 2023 abstract deadline extended to May 20

April 29th, 2022

Kansas City is the site of the 2023 Geosynthetics Conference The Geosynthetics Conference 2023 call for abstracts deadline has been extended to May 20. The conference will be Feb. 5-8, 2023, in Kansas City, Mo. Geosynthetics professionals can submit abstracts for technical papers of all types related to geosynthetics. Abstracts may be submitted online at […]

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IECA recognizes erosion control/stormwater achievers

March 14th, 2022

IECA recognizes erosion control/stormwater achievers by announcing its Awards of Excellence during the IECA Annual Conference and Expo 2022. Western Sydney Airport in Sydney, Australia, winner of the IECA Environmental Excellence Award, will open in 2026. Architectural illustration courtesy of Western Sydney Airport The International Erosion Control Association (IECA) recognized winners of its Awards of […]

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Geosynthetic Materials Association has been busy (more to come)

February 1st, 2022

Eleven leaders from the geosynthetics industry came together in Washington, D.C., Oct. 19–20, 2021, to participate in the Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) fall Lobby Day 2021. During Lobby Day, GMA members advocated for specific language related to geosynthetics in the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA), then under consideration in the House of Representatives. The […]

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Geosynthetics Conference 2023 opens Call for Proposals

December 17th, 2021

Jie Han, Ph.D., of the University of Kansas, delivers the Koerner Award Lecture “Geosynthetic-reinforced column-supported embankments: Bridging theory and practice" at GeoNashville 2021. Photograph by Mark Skalny/Mark Skalny Photography Start making plans to be part of the technical program at the Geosynthetics Conference 2023, Feb. 5–8, 2023, in Kansas City, Mo. This is your chance […]

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IECA and Storm Water Solutions offer webinar on exploring sediment control during inclement weather events

August 24th, 2021

Photograph courtesy of the City of Pacific Grove, Calif. The International Erosion Control Association (IECA) and Storm Water Solutions will host a free webinar, “Exploring Sediment Control During Inclement Weather Events,”on August 26 at 1 p.m. CDT. In this webinar, participants will gain an understanding of how different modes of sediment control affect the discharge […]

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IECA releases design standards for silt fences and sediment basins

August 12th, 2021

Silt fence. Photograph courtesy of WINFAB USA The standards and practices committee has been convened by the International Erosion Control Association (IECA) board of directors to develop standards for the construction stormwater industry. The board recognizes local and regional differences in terminology and design of erosion and sediment control practices. The board also recognizes that […]

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