In a world where access to clean, sustainable water sources is increasingly becoming a pressing concern, the Somnium Nostri BV , now CMNW, presents a groundbreaking initiative aimed at addressing this challenge head-on. Led by a team of visionary engineers and experts, including Ing. Rob de Bruijn, Ing. Antal de Bruijn M LM, Ing. Anne van Langevelde, Ing. Richard Ruijtenbeek, and Ir. Roel de Jong, the project promises to revolutionize water production in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) through innovation, sustainability, and social responsibility.


Freshwater scarcity has emerged as one of the most significant global challenges of our time, driven by factors such as population growth, climate change, and the depletion of natural resources. Existing solutions, though available, often come at a high cost and are not sustainable in the long term. Moreover, many of these solutions involve the use of chemicals, posing potential risks to human health and the environment. The CMNW recognizes the urgency of this issue and is committed to offering a viable, eco-friendly alternative.

Fresh Water: The New Oil:

Water, often referred to as the “new oil,” holds immense value in today’s world. However, unlike oil, water is essential for all forms of life and cannot be replaced. The demand for clean, potable water is only expected to rise in the coming years, making it imperative to explore innovative approaches to water production and purification.

  • Water Usage and Resources:

Despite the Earth’s abundant water resources, only a small fraction is suitable for human consumption. The Congo, with its vast sweet water resources, including the Congo River, presents a promising opportunity for sustainable water production. With constant rainfall in the Congo Basin and significant discharge rates, the region holds immense potential for meeting the water needs of the population.

  • Transformation vs. Purification:

Traditional methods of water transformation, such as desalination, often come with high costs and environmental implications. In contrast, the purification of polluted water to drinking water offers a more cost-effective and environmentally friendly solution. By utilizing natural filtration methods and minimal chemical intervention, the CMNW aims to provide high-quality drinking water at an affordable price.

Transforming the Future: Introducing Naturally Purified Water for the Democratic Republic of Congo

The CMNW approach to water treatment combines natural filtering methods with mechanical filtration, ensuring the production of high-quality drinking water. From the use of sand layers for natural purification to the final treatment with UV light, every step is meticulously designed to meet stringent quality standards.

  • SN Africa Foundation Water Factory Concept:

Central to the CMNW vision is the establishment of a Water Factory that integrates natural and proven techniques to produce high-quality water with minimal environmental impact. By harnessing the power of nature and leveraging innovative technologies, the Water Factory aims to set a new standard for sustainable water production.

Project Mission, Vision, and Goal:

The mission of the CMNW is to spearhead large-scale, charity-based projects in Africa that drive infrastructure development and foster socio-economic growth. With a focus on creating employment opportunities, promoting ecological responsibility, and facilitating knowledge transfer, the Water Project seeks to empower communities and improve lives.

Key Players in the Water Project:

From local stakeholders and government officials to technical experts and management personnel, the Water Project brings together a diverse array of individuals dedicated to its success. With roles ranging from terrain analysis and geological research to civil engineering and water expertise, each member of the team plays a crucial part in realizing the project’s objectives.

Transforming the Future: Introducing Naturally Purified Water for the Democratic Republic of Congo

Project Description:

The Water Project encompasses the construction of a cost-efficient water production facility, supporting industries, and infrastructural solutions such as roads and harbors. Through a combination of local expertise and international collaboration, the project aims to create a positive impact on the economy, environment, and society.

Supply Chain Flow-Chart of Water Production:

Research Areas:

The project encompasses various research areas, including geological analysis, water quality assessment, ecological studies, and business research. By conducting comprehensive research, the CMNW ensures that every aspect of the project is meticulously planned and executed.

Transforming the Future: Introducing Naturally Purified Water for the Democratic Republic of Congo

Project Phases:

The Water Project is divided into several phases, each aimed at achieving specific milestones and objectives. From initial feasibility studies to full-scale implementation, the project progresses methodically, guided by a clear roadmap for success.

Monetary Accountability:

A detailed breakdown of the project’s financial aspects, including investment summaries, estimated costs, and repayment strategies, ensures transparency and accountability throughout the project lifecycle.


As the Changemakers Network barks on this transformative journey, it holds firm to its commitment to excellence, sustainability, and social responsibility. By harnessing the power of innovation and collaboration, the Water Project seeks to not only address the pressing need for clean water but also pave the way for a brighter, more prosperous future for the people of the Democratic Republic of Congo and far beyond.