SOURCE: The Alkaline Water Company, Inc.

The Alkaline Water Company, Inc.

December 19, 2013 09:05 ET

Alkaline Water Co. Continues Eastward Representation With Blackford Brokerage -- A Member of Beacon United®

SCOTTSDALE, AZ--(Marketwired - Dec 19, 2013) - The Alkaline Water Company Inc. (OTCBB: WTER) (the "Company"), developers of an innovative state of the art proprietary electrolysis beverage process, packaged and sold in 3 liter and 1 gallon sizes under the trade name Alkaline88, is pleased to announce entry into a representation agreement with Kansas based Blackford Brokerage ( 

Founded in 2004 and headquartered in Shawnee Mission, Kansas, the company is led by Mark Blackford and a team that averages 15+ years in the grocery, food service and retail industries. Blackford covers the Des Moines, Kansas City, Oklahoma City and Springfield, Missouri, markets, and focuses on the Perishable, Non-Perishable and Non-Food divisions of the retailers and distributors in these markets. Blackford Brokerage's strength lies in its ability to help manufacturers realize -- and achieve -- their growth potential. As part of the Beacon United® network, the company offers comprehensive services from the most basic through to sales and strategic development including a full line of premium services designed to directly impact the bottom line.

Steven Nickolas, President & CEO of The Alkaline Water Company, Inc., states, "Our eastward expansion continues to move forward faster than anticipated. We are extremely grateful to have been given the opportunity to work with this growing list of top brokers and distributors and today's announcement is a great way to head into the holiday season. We look forward to working with the teams at Blackford and Beacon United® and thank them for their support and encouragement."

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 Alkaline88 water beverage products. Visit us at:

About Alkaline Water Products
Alkaline88's premier alkaline water is a pH balanced bottled alkaline drinking water enhanced with trace minerals and electrolytes. The product offers consumers the unique opportunity to purchase alkaline water in conveniently packaged three liter and one gallon sizes. The Alkaline Water Company Inc. is currently in the midst of a national mass markets expansion program and is already available for consumer sales at a growing number of major retail locations across many parts of the United States. Learn more about the science behind alkaline water by visiting

The Alkaline Water Company Inc. initially launched its bulk alkaline water products under the trade name Alkaline84. The trade name was later changed to Alkaline88 to better align with the pH level where chemists have identified benefits. Though the trade name is not prominent on the product label, it references the pH level of 8.8.

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