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Wind River Environmental Acquires Tillman Septic Pumping in Jacksonville

Marlborough, MA and Jacksonville, FL – August 14, 2020

Wind River Environmental (“Wind River Environmental”), the nation’s leading provider of non-hazardous liquid waste solutions, announced today that it has acquired Tillman Septic Pumping, Inc. (“Tillman”) in Jacksonville, Florida.

Tillman is a family-run business focused on pumping and servicing residential septic systems throughout the greater Jacksonville market.  Owner Kathi Tillman commented, “We feel confident Wind River Environmental will maintain our high level of personal service, while also providing our customers with the many benefits of a company of their size.”  Terry Tillman II, President, added, “This is a great outcome for our family, our employees, and most importantly, our customers, who will benefit from Wind River Environmental’s technology, expertise, and wide range of plumbing and related services.”

This transaction follows closely on the heels of Wind River Environmental’s acquisition of Accurate Utility Services last month.  Wind River Environmental originally entered the Jacksonville market in 2017 through its acquisition of Metro-Rooter and continues to look for additional ways to invest in and support the Jacksonville community.

David Parry, CEO of Wind River Environmental, said, “We want to extend a warm welcome the Tillman team.  This acquisition further demonstrates our continued investment in the northeast Florida market.”  He continued, “We remain committed to offering our customers a full suite of pumping, plumbing, high-pressure vacuum and related services throughout the Jacksonville community.”

About Wind River Environmental

Headquartered in Marlborough, Massachusetts, Wind River Environmental is a leading “super-regional” environmental services company.  Wind River Environmental and its affiliates service and maintain a broad array of non-hazardous liquid waste systems, including grease traps, septic tanks and related waste systems for a wide range of commercial, residential and municipal customers.  The company has a “vertical integration” model that handles all aspects of liquid waste streams ranging from collection and hauling though processing, treatment and disposal.  Backed by Gryphon Investors, a multi-billion-dollar private equity fund based in San Francisco, Wind River Environmental is the largest and most successful consolidator in this highly fragmented and growing market.  Since its founding, Wind River Environmental has acquired over 80 companies along the Eastern seaboard.  For more information, please visit

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