Alkaline Water Company Agrees With Three Retail Chains in Southern California

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — The Alkaline Water Company Inc. (“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”).

The Alkaline Water Company Inc.

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.