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.
Notice: Effective October 15, 2011, CESSWI application fees increase to US$200. To offset this price increase, a printed copy of the CESSWI Inspector Manual will be mailed to each applicant. This manual normally sells for US$75.00 plus shipping and handling.
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.
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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.
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