HAYDEN, Idaho — Blue Water Technologies Inc. today announced that Director of Operations Ethan Jelinek has been appointed chief operating officer, according to a press release.

Jelinek is an operations leader with extensive experience in manufacturing, product development, process improvement, production, project management and quality systems, the release reported.

Blue Water leads the industry in the development and application of nutrient removal technologies for municipal and industrial wastewater, noted the release.

"Ethan is a trusted leader who consistently delivers results. He is uniquely qualified to drive strategic prioritization and accountability within Blue Water, with a laser-focus on operational excellence," said Jennifer Kean, president. "I have tremendous confidence in Ethan's ability to align Blue Water’s innovation engine with strong operational practices to drive and extend the next-generation of water treatment leadership."