THE ALKALINE WATER COMPANY INC.
8541 E Anderson Drive, Suite 100/101
Scottsdale, AZ 85255
April 11, 2022
United States Securities and Exchange Commission
100 F Street, N.E.
Washington, DC 20549
Attention: Division of Corporation Finance
Re: The Alkaline Water Company Inc. (the "Company")
In connection with the Company's Registration Statement on Form S-3, the Company hereby requests acceleration of the effective date of the above-referenced Registration Statement to 4:30 p.m. (Eastern time), Wednesday, April 13, 2022 or as soon thereafter as possible, in accordance with Rule 461(a) of Regulation C.
We trust you will find the foregoing to be in order. Please do not hesitate to contact the undersigned should you have any questions in this regard.
|THE ALKALINE WATER COMPANY INC.|
|/s/ Richard A. Wright|
|Richard A. Wright|
|President, Chief Executive Officer and Director|