North Carolina State Rep Update

NC Legislature summary The NC Legislature has introduced several bills that pertain to erosion and sediment control and stormwater: SB 389 Ratified: Removes the requirement for Erosion and Sediment Control NOVs to be hand delivered. HB 489 Ratified: Establishes maximum erosion control plan review fees for single family residential lots, as well as the requirements for the contents of erosion …

Georgia State Rep Update

GSWCC Training Session for Local Issuing Authorities The Georgia Soil and Water is going to have a training session for Local Issuing Authorities. The cost is $35.00. This training is for City or County employees working with land disturbing activities. This course will cover LIA reporting both the semi-annual and quarterly reports as well as overview criteria and an in …

April 2021 President’s Message

Greetings and salutations Southeast Chapter members, I hope everyone is having a great spring! The 2021 IECA Annual Conference & Expo was a great online virtual experience and I hope you had a chance to attend.  While we are still experiencing the COVID-19 pandemic, with spring we are seeing change, and we are optimistic that we can provide some of our …

Earth Day Celebration — Field Trip to the Church Karst Window

Warren County Public Library posted an episode of Earth Day Celebration. April 30 at 11:24 AM · Andrea Strange and Matt Powell take us to a little place off Elrod Road that has an awesome window into the karst system of our region. YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCVv8Nxvx2GM5yX2E_pKpsGg/featured?view_as=subscriber

Your Spring 2020 Newsletter is Here

See Link for Complete Newsletter: https://conta.cc/2Xjr1Uy   A Message from Our President Greetings and salutations Southeast Chapter members! We are experiencing uncharted territory with the COVID-19 outbreak and I hope you and your families are safe and well. It was great to see many of you at the 2020 IECA Annual Conference and Expo in Raleigh, NC this past February 23-26. Thank …

2020 IECA Scholarship Thank You Notes

Billur Kazaz, Auburn University Hi J.P., I would like to thank you for allowing us to participate in the IECA 2020 conference. It was a great networking experience which provided great learning and professional development opportunity for us. I really appreciate your support to the graduate students. Your support motivates us for developing our professional skills. Looking forward to seeing …

ASTM February 2020 Committee Week Round Up

Subcommittee 18.25 on Erosion and Sediment Control Technology The ASTM Subcommittee D18.25 on Erosion and Sediment Control Technologies held its bi-annual meeting in Atlanta, GA February 3rd – 5th, 2020. The meetings were very well attended by industry representatives from a number of manufacturer, regulatory, and testing interests. There were a large number of items discussed related to the testing …

Chapter Meeting Tuesday February 25 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM The Pit

Greetings and salutations Southeast Chapter members! We hear that you will be attending IECA’s Annual Conference, February 24 – 26! We’d like to invite you to our Chapter Social and Annual Meeting at the IECA Annual Conference in Raleigh, NC on Tuesday, February, 25 at The Pit (328 W. Davie Street) from 4:00 – 6:00 pm. Join us for drinks …

2019 Kentucky Muddy Water Blues Conference this week in Bowling Green

https://www.wnky.com/2019-kentucky-muddy-water-blues-conference-this-week-in-bowling-green/ BOWLING GREEN, Ky.- Contractors, regulators and other industry professionals are attending the 2019 Kentucky Muddy Water Blues event this week, at the Sloan Convention Center in Bowling Green. The purpose of the event is to make sure that all the construction happening in town doesn’t have a negative impact on Kentucky waterways. Runoff from construction sites can end up …

City debuts ‘Muddy Water Blues’ to reduce construction impact

To build apartments and shopping centers, developers first have to peel back the top layer of soil and vegetation to level the ground. The way they manage this vulnerable land can be critical. Runoff from sites with bare soil exposed, whether from construction sites or tilled farm fields, can wreak significant havoc on stream ecosystems, according to Matt Powell, the …