Marlborough, MA and Orlando, FL – 7/21/2023 – Wind River Environmental, LLC (“Wind River Environmental”), the nation’s premier provider of non-hazardous liquid waste solutions, announced today the acquisition of Brownie’s Septic and Plumbing in Orlando, FL.
Serving the Central Florida and Greater Orlando communities for more than 75 years, Brownie’s Septic and Plumbing is the largest and most respected wastewater solution providers in the area and a perfect complement to the wastewater services offered by Wind River Environmental. Co-owner Marc Barhonovich has kept this business thriving with the same high standards and impeccable reputation that it was founded on in 1948. This transaction represents the largest acquisition in Wind River Environmental’s history.
David Parry, Chief Executive Officer for Wind River Environmental, stated, “With its thriving base of municipal, commercial, and residential customers, Brownie’s Septic and Plumbing is a perfect addition that complements our prior acquisitions of All Florida Septic and Select Processing of Orlando in central Florida. Brownie’s key customers and operational efficiencies will allow us to continue expanding the great work they do with our established partnerships and resources in the area.” He added, “We are especially excited to welcome the talented team from Brownie’s as they join our Wind River Environmental Family. Their solid team of technicians has done a terrific job managing its many great customer relationships through their Gold Star Service standards, and we intend to grow the team and their resources to meet the expanding needs of their communities and the customers they will continue to service every day.”
“On behalf of Brownie’s Septic and Plumbing and my partner,” co-owner Marc Barhonovich stated, "I have had the honor of developing our company as the most popular choice for restaurants, theme parks, and residents throughout Orlando and beyond, and I would like to thank our longtime customers and employees for their many years of loyalty.” He added, “I am proud of our colleagues and the many long-standing customer relationships we have developed over the years. We are excited to be partnering with Wind River Environmental, and the many opportunities and resources they bring as we launch into the next chapter of growth for Brownie’s. While our technicians are some of the most qualified in the business, Wind River Environmental brings a network of industry professionals, services, technology, and resources that will strongly enhance our ability to serve our customers in this demanding market.”
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.