Alkaline Water Co. and Triangle Distributing Accelerate Direct to Store Product Placement in Los Angeles Region

SCOTTSDALE, AZ--(Marketwired - Oct 8, 2014) - 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 700ml, 1/2, 1 or 3 liter and 1 gallon sizes under the trade name Alkaline88, is very pleased to introduce and welcome the team at Triangle Distributing Company ("Triangle") to its growing list of Direct to Store Distributors.

Founded in 1957, Triangle Distributing is a respected Anheuser-Busch distributor strategically located in Los Angeles County's Gateway City of Santa Fe Springs. With an experienced team recognized for their enthusiasm and commitment to excellence, the company delivers an outstanding distribution network serving the Southern Los Angeles and surrounding region. For more information visit:

"Triangle is one of the largest beer distributors in Southern California and regularly distributes to all major chains, convenience and specialty stores," states Alkaline Water Co. CEO and President Steven Nickolas. "Triangle is the latest in a growing list of Direct Store Distributors ("DSD") supplying our single serving bottles. Triangle will significantly boost our support across the southern Los Angeles region and will be instrumental in further expansion within the area by distributing all of Alkaline88's 700mL, 1/2 L, and 1L single serve products. We are very pleased to welcome them to our DSD national marketing strategy."

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About The Alkaline Water Company, Inc. (OTCQB: WTER) and Products
The Company is the developer of Alkaline88, a premier bottled 8.8 pH balanced 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 (plus 700ml and 1/2 L and 1L single serves in select markets). 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 at:

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