PFAS destruction at US site using E2metrix ECOTHOR®-AOP electrotechnology

SHERBROOKE, August 17, 2022 – E2metrix, a leading Canadian innovator for clean and green water treatment, announces today a successful delivery and start-up of its first US-based commercial-scale ECOTHOR®-AOP unit for Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) destruction in water. Moreover, results show impressive PFAS destruction performance at a drinking water plant in the US Southeast.

Mo Laaroussi, Founder & CEO of E2metrix, said the following: “Current strategies for protecting our waterways from these forever chemicals involve expensive separation techniques – adsorption via granular activated carbon or ion exchange resins, concentration using reverse osmosis, or flotation via foam fractionation. But none of these approaches destroy the PFAS. Our patented ECOTHOR®-AOP electro-oxidation technology, already commercialized for other contaminants, enables low-cost, onsite destruction of PFAS, eliminating what would otherwise be a forever problem. Stay tuned this fall for results on this, along with news on other projects, case studies and sales channels.”

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About E2metrix Inc.
E2metrix is a Sherbrooke, Quebec-based technology company which specializes in the design, development, manufacturing, and commercialization of innovative & clean electro-technologies. The company’s core offering is ECOTHOR®, its patented electrotechnology platform (14 patents, 8 issued, 6 pending) for water, wastewater, and industrial water treatment. Over 200 ECOTHOR® reactors have been delivered to 25 sites to date. Designed to address the needs of different water treatment markets, ECOTHOR® can be adapted and optimized to remove a wide range of complex contaminants. ECOTHOR® was recognized in 2020 internationally as one of the 1000 efficient and profitable solutions for the planet by the Solar Impulse Foundation.

For more information, please visit, or contact Mo Laaroussi at or 1 (888) 486-1142.

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