Waterwoman Consulting Ltd. provides water communications, research and policy services:
- Water quality monitoring and plant operations
- Water system assessments
- Emergency response plans, strategic planning and feasibility studies
- Policy review and bylaw updates
- Communications, content development, and public outreach
- Event and workshop coordination
Sonya Jenssen owns and operates Waterwoman Consulting based on Vancouver Island. She has fifteen years experience working with municipalities, water associations, private consultants and non-profits to ensure clean, safe water for all end users. Sonya has worked and studied in Canada, Jordan and Norway at the University of Bergen, the City of Oslo, the BC Water and Wastewater Association, the Comox Valley Regional District and the Union Bay Improvement District.
Sonya received her Master’s in Water Resources and Coastal Management from the University of Bergen in Norway in 2006 and conducted her master’s thesis fieldwork in Jordan investigating strategies for mitigating domestic water-scarcity. She is currently (2020) working on a water treatment technology certificate and is certified as an Operator-in-training for water and wastewater systems in BC.