Denver — The International Erosion Control Association Region One (IECA) and the Water Environment Federation (WEF) announced a new memorandum of understanding. The purpose of this agreement is to establish and recognize the two organizations’ common interests in order to commit to working together to advance the mutual interest, mission and objectives of each organization.

Specifically, each organization agrees to collaborate to encourage effective and efficient stormwater management practices to protect water quality; provide quality science and technologybased education to stormwater and water quality professionals; and identify and disseminate best practices. Each group will organize joint educational events and exchange speakers, technical content and share liaisons on committees and task forces.

“On behalf of the Board of Directors and our organization, we are pleased to move forward with the collaboration with WEF,” says Russell Adsit, IECA’s Executive Director. “This is our organization’s next step toward advancing stormwater management through science, education and technology.”

“WEF is looking forward to the great things that will come of this partnership,” says Dr. Eileen O’Neill, WEF’s Executive Director. “This MOU solidifies our ongoing collaborations to improve best practices on stormwater management and water quality protection.”