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Over 50 Years of Experience

Hurricane SMS

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 the Hurricane brand to be one of the fastest-growing sewer maintenance, inspection, cleaning and repair companies in Southwestern Ontario. No matter what the job is, our clients are provided exceptional service and value through our versatility, full range of services and expert team.


The Team

Our team at Hurricane SMS 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. All of our camera operators are MACP, LACP and PACP certified.

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Shawn O'Keefe


Shawn is responsible for overseeing Hurricane SMS. 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 SMS. 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.

Justin Hayes

General Manager

Justin is Hurricane SMS' General Manager. Justin has been a heavy machine operator for over 10 years and has over 7 years experience in sewer maintenance and cleaning. As the General Manager, Justin coordinates and oversees all projects. He has developed, executed, and maintained sewer programs for the City of Windsor, Town of Kingsville, Town of Essex, Town of Amherstburg, Municipality of Chatham Kent and Town of Grimsby. Justin is PACP, MACP & LAP Certified and has completed all safety training necessary to operate and be on site.

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Hurricane Hydrovac History

A Name You Can Trust

Our History

Hurricane SMS was established in June of 2016 when Hurricane Hydrovac Services acquired Sewer Maintenance Services. The purchase of Sewer Maintenance Services added 20 years of sewer video inspection and flushing experience to the Hurricane family's over 50 years of industry experience. Hurricane SMS operates with the same guiding principles as the rest of The Hurricane Group family; exceptional service and the continual strive for excellence.

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The Fleet

Our Equipement

With a wide range of equipment for sewer maintenance and backed by additional service fleet from sister company Hurricane Hydrovac we’re equipped and experienced to handle any size project.

  • 3 combination units (Vactor Flushers)
  • 4 mainline camera units,
    3 equipped with lateral launch capabilities
  • 1 grout unit
Hurricane SMS Fleet
Hurricane SMS Fleet
Hurricane SMS Fleet

Trusted For 50+ years

Our Clients

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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.

Derrick Lucas

PV-EX Construction Ltd.

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