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Wind River Environmental acquires R Crews Family Septic, Strengthening Presence in Southwestern Florida

Marlborough, MA and Labelle, FL -

Wind River Environmental (“Wind River”), the leading provider of non-hazardous liquid environmental waste solutions in the United States, announced today that it has acquired R Crews Family Septic out of Labelle, Florida.

R Crews Family Septic has been providing septic and grease trap services in Southwest Florida since 1922. Located in Labelle, FL, they are a full-service provider of septic pumping, septic and drain field repair, grease trap cleaning, septic installations and plumbing services.

Robert Crews, President of R Crews, comments, “I am thrilled to team up with Wind River as they continue to consolidate the industry.  This will be a great outcome for my many loyal customers and employees.”  David Parry, CEO of Wind River, adds, “R Crews represents our fourth acquisition in Florida over the last two years.  We are excited to expand our presence in this large and rapidly growing market, and we are proud that is this our 80th acquisition since our founding in 1999.”

About Wind River

Headquartered in Marlborough, Massachusetts, Wind River Environmental and its affiliated companies service and maintain a broad array of non-hazardous liquid waste systems, including grease traps, septic tanks, and related waste systems. The company offers a full array of services to commercial, residential, and municipal customers. In 2017, the company serviced more than 30,000 commercial and 55,000 residential sites. Operating from Maine to Florida, Wind River has over 700 employees. For more information, please visit


Samantha Leahy

Wind River Environmental