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The use of the term “best” implies that the designed practice is optimal for the application and what is considered “best” can often be subjective and is not definitive. Therefore, the term “best management practice(s)” and the acronym “BMP” have been replaced with “management practice(s)” or “MP”.

Certified Professionals in Erosion and Sediment Control™

A Certified Professional in Erosion and Sediment Control (CPESC) embraces the science of surface erosion and sediment control. This practice also specializes in the study and subsequent reduction of the adverse effects of environmental pollutants, whether natural or manmade, as it relates to soil, water, and air.

CPESC is the only professional certification recognized by the EPA whose professionals are designated as qualified to prepare stormwater pollution plans (SWPPPs).

The CPESC certification represents many disciplines and specialties that work to produce site-specific plans and designs that comprehensively address current and potential erosion and sedimentation issues CPESCs meet educational and practical experience standards, subscribe to the code of ethics, pass a qualifying exam and maintain expertise through a continuing professional development program.

To sign up for this course please click the button below to get started. To inquire about group or corporate rates, please contact ECI at courses@envirocert.org or call 828-655-1600.