Alkaline Water Co. Introduces Alkaline84 at Three Top Southern California Retail Chains

SCOTTSDALE, AZ--(Marketwired - Aug 8, 2013) - The Alkaline Water Company Inc. (OTCBB: WTER) ("Alkaline" or the "Company"), developers of an innovative, state of the art, proprietary electrolysis beverage process packaged and branded as Alkaline84, a premier alkaline drinking water for balanced lifestyles, today announced an agreement with three leading retail chains in Southern California.

The announcement signals the acceleration of the Company's ongoing national expansion program and marks the proud introduction of Alkaline84 into the rapidly growing health conscious Hispanic consumer marketplace.

Alkaline84, a pH balanced, bottled alkaline drinking water that contains over 84 trace minerals and electrolytes, is now available for purchase at a number of regional retail outlets including; Superior Grocers (40 locations), Vallarta Supermarkets (41 locations) and Northgate Gonzalez Markets, with 36 locations servicing Los Angeles, Orange, and San Diego Counties. The national expansion program targets public awareness and mass market distribution aimed at introducing health conscious consumers to the benefits of bulk purchasing Alkaline84 in conveniently packaged three liter and one gallon sizes.

President and CEO of the Alkaline Water Co. Steven Nickolas commented, "We are thrilled to be working with each of these three retail partners. Alkaline84 has been very well received in the Hispanic community as a healthy beverage alternative. This relationship allows us to establish a greater presence in the Southern California area and aggressively move forward with our national expansion plans."

Additional details of the Company's business, finances, appointments and agreements can be found as part of the Company's continuous public disclosure as a reporting issuer with the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") available at For more information, visit our website at

The Alkaline Water Company Inc. (OTCBB: WTER)
The Alkaline Water Company Inc. has developed an innovative, state of the art, proprietary electrolysis process that produces healthy alkaline water for a balanced lifestyle. The company is focused on the business of distributing and marketing the retail sale of its cost-effectively bulk packaged Alkaline84 branded beverage products.

About Alkaline84
Alkaline84 is a pH balanced bottled alkaline drinking water enhanced with 84 trace minerals and electrolytes. The product offers consumers the unique opportunity to purchase alkaline water in conveniently packaged three liter and one gallon sizes. Alkaline84 is currently in the midst of a national mass markets expansion program and is already available for consumer sales at a number of major retail locations across the southwestern United States. Learn more about the science behind alkaline water by visiting .

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This news release contains "forward-looking statements." Statements in this press release that are not purely historical are forward-looking statements and include any statements regarding beliefs, plans, expectations or intentions regarding the future. Such forward-looking statements include, among other things, the Company's belief that the relationships with three retail partners will allow the Company to aggressively move forward with its national expansion plans. Actual results could differ from those projected in any forward-looking statements due to numerous factors. Such factors include, among others, the inherent uncertainties associated with developing new products and operating as a development stage company, our ability to raise the additional funding we will need to continue to pursue our business and product development plans, competition in the industry in which we operate and market conditions. These forward-looking statements are made as of the date of this news release, and we assume no obligation to update the forward-looking statements, or to update the reasons why actual results could differ from those projected in the forward-looking statements, except as required by applicable law, including the securities laws of the United States. Although we believe that any beliefs, plans, expectations and intentions contained in this press release are reasonable, there can be no assurance that any such beliefs, plans, expectations or intentions will prove to be accurate. Investors should consult all of the information set forth herein and should also refer to the risk factors disclosure outlined in the reports and other documents we file with the SEC, available at

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