Ministry of Water Resources and Energy of Cameroon planned to develop Sanaga Drinking Water Treatment Plant Project, in Yaoundé, Cameroon. Consortium of China National Machinery Industry Corporation and China Machinery Engineering Corporation was the EPC contractor. China Jikan Research Institute of Engineering Investigations & Design Co Ltd was the consultant to conduct geotechnical investigation. The project covered the construction of a 300,000 cu.m/d drinking water treatment plant and corresponding auxiliary work. It would be one of the largest drinking water production plants in Sub-Saharan Africa. This project would respond to the drinking water needs of the fast-growing population of Yaoundé, and would support the capital city’s economic development. More than 500 jobs were created, which helped a lot to local residents. As a cooperative project, the friendship between China and Cameroon was deeply intensified. This project also benefited a lot to the Belt and Road Initiative.