Washington, D.C. 20549


Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)  May 2, 2018

Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

EIN 99-0367049
(State or other jurisdiction
(IRS Employer
of incorporation)
File Number)
Identification No.)

14646 N. Kierland Blvd., Suite 255
Scottsdale, Arizona 85254
(Address of principal executive offices and Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (480) 656-2423

Not Applicable
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

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Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).
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Item 7.02  Regulation FD Disclosure.
A News Release dated May 2, 2018 is furnished herewith.
Item 9.01  Financial Statements and Exhibits
(d)   Exhibits

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


/s/ Richard A. Wright  
Richard A. Wright
President, Chief Executive Officer and Director

May 3, 2018


The Alkaline Water Company Inc. Announces Non-Brokered Private Placement

SCOTTSDALE, AZ--May 2, 2018 -  The Alkaline Water Company Inc.  (TSXV: WTER; OTCQB WTER ) (the “ Company ”) announces that, subject to regulatory approval, it has arranged a non-brokered private placement financing (the “ Financing ”) of up to 5,333,333 units (each, a “ Unit ”) at a price of US$0.75 per Unit for gross proceeds of up to US$4,000,000.  Each Unit consists of one share of common stock of the Company (each, a “ Share ”) and one-half of one share purchase warrant (each whole warrant, a “ Warrant ”). One Warrant entitles the holder thereof to purchase one additional Share of the Company at a price of US$0.90 per Share for a period of two years from closing.
The proceeds of the Financing are expected to be used for expansion of production capacity and general working capital. Insiders of the Company may participate in the Financing. Finder’s fees may be payable in connection with the Financing in accordance with the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange.
None of the securities to be issued in connection with the Financing will be or have been registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933 , as amended (the “ 1933 Act ”), and none may be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an applicable exemption from the registration requirements of the 1933 Act. This press release is being issued pursuant to Rule 135c of the 1933 Act and shall not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of the securities, in any state where such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful.

Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.