Removing PFAS from precipitation-induced runoff from land application systems

July 18th, 2024

By Gary L. Hawkins, Ph.D. and Bailey Williams, B.A. Water used to wash clothes and dishes, take baths and showers, flush toilets and mix with cleaning products makes its way from houses to wastewater treatment plants for people on public water and wastewater systems. After passing through the wastewater treatment process, the treated water is […]

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Webinar – Using Composite Particle Technology: Practical Applications and Relevant Project Examples – July 17

June 27th, 2024

The International Erosion Control Association (IECA) presents the webinar – Using Composite Particle Technology: Practical Applications and Relevant Project Examples – July 17, 2024 at 11 a.m. MT. The presenter is Allen Bullock of Aquablok and you can register here. Numerous challenges are associated with establishment, maintenance, restoration and repair of wetland and stream systems. […]

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Webinar – Sustainable Solutions: Harnessing Shredded Wood for Rights of Way Stabilization – June 26

June 17th, 2024

The International Erosion Control Association (IECA) presents the webinar - Sustainable Solutions: Harnessing Shredded Wood for Rights of Way Stabilization – June 26, 2024 at 11 a.m. MT. The presenter is Lauren Atteberry, Environmental Specialist, II, of Georgia Transmission (GTC) and you can register here. Learn how the GTC utilizes shredded wood from tree-clearing activities […]

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Global leaders recognized at the 2024 IECA Annual Conference

March 28th, 2024

The International Erosion Control Association (IECA) announced the winners of the 2024 Environmental Excellence Awards during the 2024 IECA Annual Conference and Expo in Spokane, Wash. this February. The IECA awards program serves as a hallmark event at the conference, acknowledging remarkable accomplishments within the erosion and sediment control and stormwater industries. Charles R. Riling […]

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IECA elects new officers

March 20th, 2024

The International Erosion Control Association (IECA) has announced the addition of Matthew Welch, CESSWI, CPESC and Michael Frankcombe to the board of directors along with Rafael “Nicky” Araujo, PE as a returning member. New board members were officially welcomed at the IECA Annual Conference in Spokane, Wash. in February. Jerry Sanders, IECA president. Photo courtesy […]

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The importance of soil resources: Overlooked and undervalued?

January 19th, 2023

“The thin layer of soil covering the earth’s surface represents the difference between survival and extinction for most terrestrial life.”1 This quote demonstrates the vital importance of soils to human existence, by delivering multiple goods and services to all of society. These soil-dependent benefits include agricultural production (e.g., food, fiber, fodder and biofuels), water storage and […]

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