HAYDEN, ID, June 13, 2007 -- Blue Water Technologies Inc. announced today they have been selected as the exclusive distributor in the United States for the Salsnes Filter. Salsnes, a 15-year old company headquartered in Norway, has hundreds of installations around the world.
The Salsnes Filter is an exciting new product for primary treatment in a wastewater plant. The filter removes 60% TSS and 30% BOD. This system has a very small footprint and is easy to install and operate. The filter system solves a critical problem in the wastewater industry, increasing capacity. The capital and operation costs of the filter are extremely attractive in comparison to other options for increasing a treatment plant's capacity.
The Norwegian company, headed by Ivar Solvi, has a dozen installations in Canada but only a couple in the US. Blue Water will roll out four pilot units in 2007.
Blue Water has assigned Bob Meyers as the Salsnes Product Manager. More information on Blue Water and the Salsnes Filter, including independent engineering reports and case studies, can be found on the company's website: www.blueh2o.net.
New Board Member
Scott F. Roussel has joined Blue Water's Board of Directors. He joined the Shaw Group Inc. in 2001 as CFO of the largest subsidiary of the company. Currently Vice President of Corporate Development and Strategy, he has overseen several large and strategic acquisitions and investments for Shaw and has managed nearly $2 Billion in debt offerings for the company, its subsidiaries and affiliates. Prior to joining Shaw, Roussel worked for Arthur Andersen since 1997 and is a Certified Public Accountant. Roussel graduated from the University of Mississippi with a Bachelor of Accountancy degree.
New Team Member
After an extensive consulting relationship, Blue Water has hired Cornelius (CJ) Strain, adding another Chemical Engineer to our staff. CJ has four years experience in manufacturing and in process optimization and control. After attending school locally at North Idaho College in Coeur d'Alene, he earned his bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Idaho in 2003. He has since worked in process development and implementation in various industries, including flat glass production, heat transfer for high performance computing applications, and in the water treatment industry. CJ is originally from Rathdrum, Idaho and enjoys spending his free time exploring the Inland Northwest with his family and friends.