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 drinking water to avoid waterborne…

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…