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Wind River Environmental Acquires Koberlein Environmental Services

Marlborough, MA and Honesdale, PA – 12/1/2021 – Wind River Environmental, LLC (“Wind River Environmental”), the nation’s premier provider of non-hazardous liquid waste solutions, announced today the acquisition of Koberlein Environmental Services (“Koberlein”) in Honesdale, Pennsylvania.

Koberlein, with locations in Honesdale, PA, Ferndale, NY, and Waymart, PA, is one of the largest and most prominent septic service providers in Pennsylvania and New York. Koberlein, which has operated in this region for over 60 years, provides a wide breadth of liquid waste services including pumping, high-pressure vacuum work, repairs, inspections, and installations.  Managed from Honesdale, all three locations are owned and operated by Chris Ravenscroft, who will maintain an active leadership role during the transition to Wind River Environmental.

David Parry, Chief Executive Officer of Wind River Environmental, stated, “With its base of more than 20,000 residential, commercial, and municipal customers, Koberlein Environmental Services will significantly augment our ability to locally serve our mutual customers in both New York and eastern Pennsylvania.”  He added, “We are especially excited to welcome Chris and his team of highly experienced managers to our leadership ranks. They bring an impressive amount of industry knowledge and highly personalized customer relationships that will complement our strong growth trajectory throughout the region.”

Chris Ravenscroft, President of Koberlein Environmental Services, stated “On behalf of our more than 45 loyal and long-time employees, we are thrilled about our future with Wind River Environmental. I have gotten to know their leadership team over many years, and I have a high degree of confidence in the direction they are headed and their dedication to safety, integrity and customer service.” He added, “Our customers will continue to receive the same great service from technicians they know, while benefitting from the power and technology of our combined organizations. ”

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

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