Alkaline Water Co. Goes Texas-Sized With Randalls Stores Across Houston and Austin

Houston, 4th Most Populated City in USA (Over 2.2m Pop.), and Austin (11th at Est. 950,000 Pop.) Prepare to Enjoy Alkaline88 This Summer

SCOTTSDALE, AZ--(Marketwired - May 24, 2016) - The Alkaline Water Company Inc. (OTCQB: WTER) (the "Company"), developers of an innovative state of the art proprietary electrolysis beverage process packaged and sold in 500ml, 700ml, 1-liter, 3-liter and 1-gallon sizes under the trade name Alkaline88, are pleased to announce placement of its convenient 1-gallon sized product at all Albertsons-affiliated Randalls Food markets throughout the Houston and Austin metropolitan regions.

Steven P. Nickolas, CEO and President of the Alkaline Water Co., notes, "We are delighted to announce that Randalls is now selling our flagship 1-gallon Alkaline88 product in all 44 of their stores across both these great cities."

"The timing is excellent as we head into the hot, dry and thirsty summer season." Nickolas continues, "Our ongoing success is a consequence of positive results in similar markets with other major Albertsons retail divisions. What is clearly evident, is that consumers have long been looking for health-oriented hydration options, and we are delighted to have the opportunity to fulfil this demand and look forward to building a large and healthy consumer base right across the entire region."

Randalls Food Markets is a chain of retail supermarkets located in the Houston and Austin metropolitan areas. Randalls is headquartered in the Westchase district of Houston with its distribution center in unincorporated Harris County servicing 44 stores as part of the Albertsons Houston Division in South Texas, which is part of a 2,200+ store operation that employs approximately 265,000 people nationwide.

About The Alkaline Water Company Inc. (OTCQB: 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-effective packaged Alkaline88 water beverage products. The Alkaline Water Company Inc. is currently in the midst of a national mass-market expansion program and is available for consumer sales at major retail locations across the United States. Learn more about The Alkaline Water Company Inc. by visiting:

About Alkaline88:
Alkaline88 is a premier bottled alkaline drinking water with an 8.8-pH balance. Enhanced with trace minerals and electrolytes, the product offers consumers the unique opportunity to purchase alkaline water in conveniently packaged 500ml, 700ml, and 1-liter, 3-liter and 1-gallon sizes. Learn more about the science of Alkaline88 at

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The Alkaline Water Company Inc.
WTER Investor Relations
(480) 656-2423