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Over 50 Years of Experience

Hurricane Hydrovac

Locally Owned & Managed

Experience counts and we have 50 years of it. Those years of experience combined with our innovative and driven management team, have propelled Hurricane Hydrovac to be one of the fastest-growing hydro excavation companies in Southwestern Ontario. No matter what the job is, our clients are provided exceptional service and value through our versatility and full range of hydro excavation, utility and sewer services.


The Team

Our team at Hurricane Hydrovac includes team members with backgrounds in all facets of construction. Locally based in Windsor/London the team brings forward many years of experience, knowledge and diverse skill sets; which allows our company to provide exceptional services for our clients, delivered in a clean, safe and precise fashion.

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Shawn O'Keefe


Shawn is responsible for overseeing Hurricane Hydrovac. Shawn graduated from the University of Windsor with a civil engineering degree. After graduation Shawn become President and shareholder of Michael O'Keefe Ltd. Shawn has over 25 years' experience in the civil construction industry. While Shawn's primary focus was excavation, his background, reputation, and in-depth knowledge of technology has allowed him to drive success into other facets of the business.

Max De Angelis


Max is responsible for overseeing Hurricane Hydrovac. Max started his career in construction over two decades ago as the President of De Angelis Construction Inc. Max is an innovative and results-oriented construction professional with extensive and diverse experience in business and development spanning across Ontario and Canada. Through his commitment to excellence and a team-oriented approach, Max has been a catalyst in establishing the trusted Hurricane name.

Don Kennedy

General Manager

Don became the President of Heaton Sanitation Ltd. when his father Wilfred Heaton retired. Don continued to grow the business through the acquisition of hydrovacs and combination units and as a result, became one of the biggest locally owned hydrovac companies in Windsor Essex. Don is also well-known for his expertise in septic systems.

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Hurricane Hydrovac History

A Name You Can Trust

Our History

Hurricane Hydrovac Services was established in April of 2015 when Hurricane Hydrovac acquired Heaton Sanitation Ltd. Heaton Sanitation Ltd. has been serving Windsor, Essex County and Chatham-Kent for well over 50 years in septic and liquid waste removal, along with disposal, sewer and catch basin cleaning, video inspections, and hydro excavation services. The combined enterprise now operates a fleet of over 35 trucks. Although the name may have changed what hasn't changed is the exceptional service provided to our many valued clients and the company's vision to drive for excellence continually.

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The Fleet

Our Trucks

Our Windsor and London teams are equipped with top of the line hydro vac, dryvac and combination units along with all the supporting equipment required for restoration, and sewer maintenance. We also have access to our sister companies fleet, Hurricane SMS, as required. We’re equipped and experienced to handle any size project.

  • 12 Dedicated Hydrovac Units
  • Hydrovac Truck with High Rail Gear
  • 11 Combination Units
  • Restoration Equipment
  • Wide Range of Support Equipment
Hurricane Hydrovac Fleet
Hurricane Hydrovac Fleet
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Trusted For 50+ years

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We have been using Hurricane SMS/Hydrovac Services since their inception in 2017. As a family run operation that takes pride in their work, you can count on them to get the job done right the first time. You are not just a customer you are part of the family.

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