Contact and Services

Sonya Jenssen owns and operates Waterwoman Consulting Ltd., with its base on Vancouver Island. Sonya has a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology and Communication and a Master’s in Water Resource Management. 

Contact Sonya about your project: sonya@waterwoman.ca

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
 

Work and volunteer highlights

  • Water treatment operator | Comox Valley Regional District
  • Water treatment operator | Union Bay Improvement District
  • Community Engagement Director | LIFT Business Network
  • Founder | Comox Valley Vikings Suns
  • Researcher, Photo Database & Forest-related Annotated Bibliography | Comox Valley Regional District
  • Chair, HR committee | Comox Valley Arts Council
  • Comox Lake Water Calendar | Waterwoman Consulting 
  • Water Education Article Series | Comox Valley Regional District
  • Judge for Comox Valley Local Heroes Award | Comox Valley Arts Council
  • Content Development for Small Water System operators | BC Water and Waste Association
  • BC Water Week event coordinator | Comox Valley Regional District 
  • Watershed Management Plan update | Village of Cumberland
  • Feasibility study for the Puntledge Townsite Water Users’ Community | Comox Valley Regional District 
  • Surface Water Quality Treatment Objectives response plan | Union Bay Improvement District
  • Well Connectivity on Hornby Island | Comox Valley Regional District
  • Illegal Dumping Prevention Plan | Comox Valley and Strathcona Regional Districts
  • Municipal Alcohol Policy | Town of Comox and City of Campbell River
  • Norwegian pavilion coordinator | International Water Association’s 2012 global conference 
  • Comox Valley Drinking Water Reference Guide, 2007 and 2011 editions | Canadian Union of Public Employees
  • Watershed Protection Plan Phase I | Comox Valley Regional District