SOURCE: The Alkaline Water Company Inc.

The Alkaline Water Company Inc.

June 21, 2016 09:05 ET

Alkaline Water Co. Welcomes Mission Beverage to Its Growing Southern California Distribution Team

SoCal Direct to Store Distribution (DSD) Extends Reach to Meet Demand

SCOTTSDALE, AZ--(Marketwired - Jun 21, 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, today announced a boost in placement in Southern California as a result of new orders placed by the direct to store distributor ("DSD"), Mission Beverage.

Today's announcement comprises orders from yet another well-established distributor that will bring comprehensive expertise in sales, shipping, storage, and transport services throughout the greater Los Angeles region.

Steven P. Nickolas, CEO and President of the company, comments, "Our commitment to national expansion and the positive results we are achieving in that area, combined with our recent investment in infrastructure, have led to significant interest across our entire product range. We are thrilled to be the #1 selling alkaline water in the greater Los Angeles area and we intend to continue dominating the industry. Mission Beverage is just the first in a series of many partnerships with southern California distributors as we continue to saturate the market. We are delighted to join with our new DSD partners in Southern California in order to position Alkaline88 in all their many retail outlets in plenty of time for summertime thirst-quenching sales."

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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