About Us

Hurricane Hydrovac provides a variety of services within Windsor Ontario. With over 10 trucks in our fleet, we’re always ready for any size job, 24 hours a day.

Our Team

Hurricane Hydrovac is comprised of team members with backgrounds in all facets of construction. Our Windsor based team bring forward many years of experience, knowledge and diverse skill sets, which allows our company to provide the best services to our clients.

Shawn started working with his father at a young age and over the course of 25 years helped to grow the family business through hard work and dedication.
Shawn started working with his father at a young age and over the course of 25 years helped to grow the family business through hard work and dedication.

Shawn O'Keefe

Owner

Justin helped Shawn grow his hydrovac business previous to the merger and is driven to grow the new venture.  He works tirelessly to complete jobs and build relationships.
Justin helped Shawn grow his hydrovac business previous to the merger and is driven to grow the new venture. He works tirelessly to complete jobs and build relationships.

Justin Hayes

Project Manager

Max also began working at a very young age with his family and now owns a large general contracting company and a directional drilling company.  He has grown these businesses through years of intense effort and hands on involvement.
Max also began working at a very young age with his family and now owns a large general contracting company and a directional drilling company. He has grown these businesses through years of intense effort and hands on involvement.

Max De Angelis

Owner

Don helped to grow Heaton Sanitation into the leading provider of hydrovac services in the Windsor area.  He is now committed to help the new owners to build upon the past success and expand upon it.
Don helped to grow Heaton Sanitation into the leading provider of hydrovac services in the Windsor area. He is now committed to help the new owners to build upon the past success and expand upon it.

Don Kennedy

General Manager

Tom brings infinite knowledge of the industry gained through 25 years of experience in the field to the task.  He ensures that every job gets done no matter how difficult.
Tom brings infinite knowledge of the industry gained through 25 years of experience in the field to the task. He ensures that every job gets done no matter how difficult.

Tom Gibbons

Dispatcher

Our Services

We provide 24 Hour emergency service for all applications.
If you need a hydrovac truck now, please call 519-726-6388.

Hydro Excavation

Providing non-mechanical, non-destructive excavation that uses pressurized water and industrial strength vacuum to simultaneously excavate and evacuate soil.

Backfilling and Restoration

After excavation, we process the dirt to be used as backfill. Hurricane Hydrovac provides backfill for all applications.

Liquid Waste Removal

Hurricane Hydrovac also provides septic tank cleaning and liquid waste disposal.

Hurricane Hydrovac Sewer Cleaning

Sewer Flushing

Cleaning clogged or slow sewage lines. A blast of water at high pressure is sent into the lines that will remove blockages and build up.

Camera Inspection

Hurricane Hydrovac provides camera inspections for sewers, etc.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is hydro excavation?

    A process that uses pressurized water in concert with a vacuum to dig a hole.

  •  What are some of the uses of hydro excavation?

    Daylighting of utilities to confirm location for other excavation works.  Installation of utility poles, signs or anything that must be located in the area of other underground infrastructure.  Digging in remote areas where machine access is impossible.  Digging in areas of where sensitive underground plant is located to eliminate the possibility of machine damage.  Virtually anything that needs to be excavated.

  • What do you do when the truck is full?

    We bring the spoils of the excavation to our own dumping facility where we process and dry the material to be used as inert fill.

Our History

car-wash-105xHurricane Hydrovac was formed by the merging of two companies:  Michael O’Keefe Limited: a trucking and excavating company, and Heaton Sanitation Limited: a hydrovac and liquid waste company.  Both businesses have operated in the Windsor ON area for over 45 years.  The combined enterprise now operates a fleet of over 20 trucks.  Our vision is to grow, expand and continue to provide unparalleled service to our many valued customers.

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