SOURCE: The Alkaline Water Company Inc.

The Alkaline Water Company Inc.

June 09, 2016 09:05 ET

Alkaline Water Co. Sends Tidal Wave Across North and West Texas With United Supermarkets, LLC

Alkaline88 Picked Up in Market Street Stores and Expands Into United Supermarkets and Amigos Stores

SCOTTSDALE, AZ--(Marketwired - Jun 9, 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, is pleased to announce increased expansion activity into Albertson's regional divisions Market Street, United Supermarkets and Amigos Stores throughout North and West Texas.

"We are very happy to advise that Alkaline88 is now available in 1-gallon, 3-liter, 1-liter and 700ml sizes at all 16 high quality Market Street stores in Dallas. In addition, expansion plans are in motion for placement of the same product sizes at 63 United Supermarkets and Amigos stores throughout the entire region," announced Steven P. Nickolas, Alkaline Water Company President and CEO. "Continued growth across Texas is an integral part of our unified national expansion strategy and we are extremely grateful to the entire team under the Albertsons' banner for their vision, commitment and extraordinary support."

United Supermarkets, LLC is a Texas-based, retail grocery chain with stores in 34 markets across north and west Texas and eastern New Mexico. They are a self-distributing company headquartered in Lubbock with distribution centers in both Lubbock and Roanoke. United operates 66 stores under five distinct formats: United Supermarkets, Market Street, Amigos, United Express and Albertsons Market. Over 1 million guests shop these stores each week. In 2013 United Supermarkets L.L.C. was bought by Albertsons L.L.C. and now operates as a separate, decentralized division of the Albertsons Company.

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: www.thealkalinewaterco.com

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 www.alkaline88.com.

Notice Regarding Forward-Looking Statements:
This press 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 Alkaline Water Company Inc.'s expectations for continued growth and expansion of the Alkaline88 brand over the next fiscal year. 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 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 press 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 of America. Although we believe that any beliefs, plans, expectations and 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 www.sec.gov.

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