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). What are PFAS? Polyfluoroalkyl substances…

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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 risk of water-borne diseases. What…

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, and other kitchen appliances to…

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. In addition, half of the…