Welcome

Welcome to the CESSWI™ home page, your official source for information and resources supporting the Certified Erosion, Sediment and Storm Water Inspector™ program. If you cannot find the information you need, please contact us. We will be happy to assist you.

Our Vision...
Inspectors for improved erosion and sediment control, and storm water quality

Important! Individuals interested in certification should check with the appropriate regulatory authorities to determine acceptance of this certification. Note that certification is not a substitute for any required professional license.

Phone: (828) 655-1600         Fax: (828) 655-1622    Email:

The following links provide information specific to the CESSWI certification program:

HOW do I become CERTIFIED?
HOW do I setup a REVIEW COURSE or EXAM?

To send an application electronically or to update your contact information, send an email to: If you do not receive a receipt for your application fee within one week (7 days), please follow-up with us to make sure we actually received your application. If you send an application electronically, do NOT send a hard copy; your credit card will be double-billed.

Our EnviroCastings™ newsletter is published twice yearly. To view current and past issues in PDF format, click here.