Marlborough, MA and Largo, FL – 12/7/2020 – Wind River Environmental (“Wind River Environmental”), the nation’s premier provider of non-hazardous liquid waste solutions, announced today the acquisition of Seminole Septic, Inc. (“Seminole”) in Largo, FL.
Serving the greater Tampa/St. Petersburg market for over 50 years, Seminole provides a wide range of high-pressure vacuum, grease trap pumping, camera inspection, jetting, sewer pipe cleaning, lift station maintenance, septic pumping, and other related services. Seminole is owned by Charles and Elaine Watson and operated by their son Todd Watson.
David Parry, Chief Executive Officer for Wind River Environmental, stated, “Seminole has maintained strong growth throughout the pandemic and provides a great complement to our existing Florida locations in Fort Myers, Orlando, Stuart, Gainesville, and Jacksonville.” He added, “We are excited to welcome Todd Watson to our team and look forward to working with him to continue service for our growing list of commercial, residential, and municipal customers throughout the Florida market.”
Todd Watson, who will continue in a management capacity at this location, commented, “On behalf of my parents, I am so proud of what our family has accomplished during the many decades of our ownership.” He added, “Joining Wind River Environmental has provided the perfect solution for our family and our employees, and I am personally committed to ensuring that our many loyal customers continue to receive the same responsive service they have come to expect from us.”
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, food waste, 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 90 companies along the Eastern seaboard. For more information, please visit www.wrenvironmental.com.