2019 4th Quarter Newsletter

Happy Halloween

Welcome to our new quarterly newsletter!

Previously known as Southern Hydro Vac, INC (SHVI). We are pleased to announce our acquisition by Aims Companies and will be known as Southern Hydro Vac (SHV)

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We can now help you with that! AIMS Companies is made up of multiple divisions throughout the US. Here in Atlanta, we have a division that offers this service. To set up this service you would simply reach out to our office and we will take it from there.

AIMS offers both standard Closed-Circuit Television (CCTV) Inspection and Panoramic CCTV Inspection to visually inspect the interiors of pipelines in extreme detail to identify any deficiencies and evaluate pipe condition. With our best-in-class equipment, we can inspect main and lateral lines for condition assessment to identify structural defects, obstructions and even proper installation.


  • CCTV mainline
  • CCTV lateral
  • CCTV cross bore


  • Nassco Certified
  • PACP
  • LACP
  • MACP

Senior Crew Leaders:

The “Alton Jones”

The Alton JonesAlton is from Shreveport , LA and is one of nine siblings. After high school, Alton had a dream of being a nurse and restoring cars. Shortly after high school Alton relocated to GA, where he eventually became one of Southern Hydro Vac’s first employees. Alton worked closely with the founder of SHV and paved the way to the reputation that we have today. Southern Hydro Vac was founded in 2003, but Alton has worked with the founder since 2000.

  • Time with Company: 20 Years
  • Desires for SHV: Growth & Opportunity
  • 3 ways he best describe SHV: The heartbeat of Hydro Vac, Honest, Quality work

Things you may not know about Alton:

  • Favorite movie quote: “I’ll be your huckleberry,” from Tombstone (1993)
  • Favorite movie genre: Action Movies
  • Favorite Artist: Michael Jackson
  • Hobby: Building cars | Currently owns ‘04 Cobra, ‘93 Foxbody Mustang, & Corvette
  • Known by our customers: “The best in the business.”