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When Should You Replace Commercial Drain Lines?

When your plumbing fails, it can be a huge inconvenience as well as a huge expense.  The first thing you must do is determine the cause of the problem. A clog or a full septic tank is a very different scenario from a drain line replacement. Symptoms like corroded pipes or sinks in the land are good signs of serious damage that require new pipes, but have a professional come to your business to correctly diagnose the issue. We don’t want you wasting time and […] Continue Reading

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February 12th, 2016 BY No Comments

Hot Water Heater Safety for Your Business

We want our customers who own businesses to be successful, so we often share tips especially for them. Today, we want to focus on something that is often overlooked but plays a crucial role in the profitability of your company. Your water heater is essential for things like cleaning and cooking, but when was the last time you had it inspected? Unless your water isn’t hot, you probably don’t pay it much attention. However, your water heater carries some pretty serious hazards, so we would […] Continue Reading

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February 10th, 2016 BY No Comments

Top Benefits of Professional Septic Service

As a homeowner, it’s important to protect your investment. You may not realize the septic tank and system make up part of your home’s value, and a neglected system can hurt the resale price. Therefore, we highly recommend professional septic service be done on a regular basis to keep this asset in tip top shape. In addition to maintaining your property values, there are other benefits of employing a wastewater maintenance regime.

Avoid Emergencies
Those who have experienced a busted pipe or sewage backup won’t need much […] Continue Reading

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February 8th, 2016 BY No Comments

Meet the Fleet: WRE Commercial Liquid Waste Management Trucks

We have a staff of wonderful people who work hard to make Wind River the top environmental service provider in New England. However, there is another team that is essential to the success of our company – our team of trucks. Our fleet adds an additional level of power and capabilities allowing us to offer advanced technologies and services to customers. As the leading waste management company covering several states, it’s important that we’re equipped with adequate manpower and vehicles to handle routine service calls as well as unexpected emergency […] Continue Reading

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February 4th, 2016 BY No Comments

3 Tips to Preserve Your Leach Field

When the general public talks about septic issues, they are usually thinking of the septic tank. Most people don’t realize the tank is just one part of the entire septic system. Once wastewater leaves the tank, it goes to the distribution box which sends it out to the drainfield or leach field. The leach field is the final road to purification before nature takes over. From here, the wastewater percolates into the soil where gravity will pull it down to meet groundwater. Several things can […] Continue Reading

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February 2nd, 2016 BY No Comments

Liquid Waste Job of the Month

January is not an easy month for our technicians. It’s freezing outside, and winter-related obstacles make regular jobs challenging. Pipes freeze, snow hides relevant areas and the ground is hard to dig up. It takes experienced staff and the right equipment to be a company that can operate effectively year round. Luckily, Wind River has proven its ability to take care of business in all seasons—even the big jobs.

A neighborhood association in Acton, Massachusetts was due for their septic pump service this month. Now this […] Continue Reading

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January 29th, 2016 BY No Comments

How Long Will A Title V Inspection Take?

Residents in the state of Massachusetts are required by the Board of Health to have a Title V (or Title 5) Inspection to ensure their septic systems are fully up to code. This is often done to satisfy real estate transactions which is good for the homebuyers, because they can feel secure about the home they purchase. Both the home and surrounding land could be harmed if the septic system does not pass this mandatory inspection. So what exactly happens during the inspection and how […] Continue Reading

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January 27th, 2016 BY No Comments

Why Our Commercial Plumbing Services Are The Best

Did you know Wind River Environmental has its own University? Yep, our certified technicians must graduate from this specialized training to be fit for service as a Wind River employee. Meet John Baker, one of our knowledgeable professors, here to tell you why Wind River stands out as an environmental service provider.

Our People
All our technicians are fully licensed with an average of 20 years of experience in this industry. That means we can handle the bigger jobs like replacing entire drain lines and grease traps. On […] Continue Reading

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January 25th, 2016 BY No Comments

Aligning Your Service Schedule With Your Work Schedule

We’re all busy, and who wants to waste time worrying about septic and plumbing issues? Well, actually….we do! It’s our business to manage your wastewater facilities and make sure things are flowing smoothly. Let us do the dirty work while you take care of your family and business.

We’re Open 24-7
As New England’s most reliable service provider, we operate 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We work inconvenient hours because we realize plumbing problems often happen at inconvenient hours. Ideally, we want to get […] Continue Reading

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January 21st, 2016 BY No Comments

How Often Should My Grease Trap Be Cleaned?

Grease trap maintenance is very important to the success of your business. There are even laws in place monitoring the grease practices of food establishments to ensure health and safety measures are met. When choosing a company to clean and care for your grease trap, make sure you do your homework and enlist a provider that doesn’t just skim the hardened grease off the top. For example, Wind River has a 14-point inspection process including criteria such as completely draining the gray water, scrubbing down […] Continue Reading

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January 19th, 2016 BY No Comments

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