The Unseen Threat: Lead Contamination in Our Drinking Water

Lead contamination in drinking water is an increasingly alarming issue that has been plaguing major cities across the United States. While high-profile cases such as Flint, Michigan, and Washington, D.C., have brought attention to this issue, they are sadly not isolated instances. From Jackson, Mississippi, to Chicago, Illinois, numerous cities…

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Houston, TX

American Cities in Clean Water Shortage Crisis

US citizens expect access to clean and safe drinking water, yet hundreds of thousands across the country are being denied this basic right. From Houston, Texas to Jackson, Mississippi, residents in numerous American cities face daily struggles accessing clean water for their families and communities – a critical issue that…

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Purafy Blog - 05-04-2023

Asbestos in Household Water: A Growing National Crisis

Canada is currently dealing with a massive problem that affects millions of people, but most people have never heard of it!. The country is in the process of identifying, and replacing, thousands of asbestos lead pipes that could be poisoning citizens’ drinking water. This is an urgent issue as there…

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Importance of Water Relief in Natural Disasters

Importance of Water Relief in Natural Disasters

When natural disasters strike, one of the first things considered in coordinating an emergency response is water, and with good reason. It’s indispensable, and people need water to drink, cook, wash, and maintain personal hygiene. It’s also essential to ensure that those affected by natural disasters have access to clean…

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Purafy Scientist Developing a 'Graphene Kidney' to Treat Canadian Waters Contaminated with Harmful Chemicals

Purafy Scientist Developing a ‘Graphene Kidney’ to Treat Canadian Waters Contaminated with Harmful Chemicals

Purafy’s project leader Dr. Arghavan Mirahsani is working with two professors in the Department of Chemical Engineering at Queen’s University, Dr. Louise Meunier and Dr. Ehssan Koupaie, on a recently awarded NSERC Alliance project which will develop a “Graphene Kidney” mechanism that can treat waters contaminated with polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS).…

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SDG Poster

The UN Sustainable Goals And Purafy’s Mission

Water is one of the most essential resources for life. It is vital for drinking, cooking, cleaning, and irrigating crops. Yet, water is often taken for granted. Unsustainable water management practices and a lack of access to water and sanitation can lead to water shortages, water pollution, and an increased…

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Purafy Joins Forces with St. Lawrence College and Queen's University to Develop Greywater Recycling Technology

Purafy Joins Forces with St. Lawrence College and Queen’s University to Develop Greywater Recycling Technology

Purafy Clean Technologies, a Kingston-based company that provides advanced, market-leading solutions to the world’s water challenges, has partnered with St. Lawrence College and Queen’s University to research and develop a patent-pending, Made-in-Canada greywater recycling technology. The greywater system will aim to purify and recycle wastewater from baths, sinks, washing machines,…

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UN World Water Day - March 22

What is World Water Day and why is it important?

World Water Day is celebrated annually on March 22nd to raise awareness about the importance of water and advocating for the sustainable management of freshwater resources. The day also highlights the need for everyone to take action to make sure that water is used sustainably, not just on World Water…

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Water scarcity - A growing problem

Water scarcity – A growing problem

As the population grows, the globe warms up and natural disasters occur, water scarcity is a problem that the world needs to face now. According to UNICEF, four billion people — more than half of the world’s population — experience severe water scarcity for at least one month each year.…

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