FORM 4
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UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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(Print or Type Responses)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *
WRIGHT RICHARD A
  2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
ALKALINE WATER Co INC [WTER]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
__X__ Director _____ 10% Owner
__X__ Officer (give title below) _____ Other (specify below)
President VP CEO COO
(Last)
(First)
(Middle)
7730 E. GREENWAY ROAD, SUITE 203
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
03/31/2016
(Street)

SCOTTSDALE, AZ 85260
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed(Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing(Check Applicable Line)
_X_ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
(City)
(State)
(Zip)
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Series A Preferred Stock (1)               10,000,000 D  
Series C Preferred Stock (5) 03/31/2016   A V 1,500,000 A (6) 1,500,000 D  
Series D Preferred Stock (7) 05/03/2017   A V 1,000,000 A (8) 1,000,000 D  

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Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4, and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date
(Month/Day/Year)
7. Title and Amount of Underlying Securities
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 4)
10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Stock Options $ 7.5 (4)             10/09/2013(2) 10/09/2023 Common 60,000 (4)   60,000 (4) D  
Stock Options $ 8.25 (4)             05/12/2014 05/12/2019 Common 12,000 (4)   72,000 (4) D  
Stock Options $ 7.275 (4)             05/12/2014(3) 05/12/2024 Common 60,000 (4)   132,000 (4) D  
Stock Options $ 5.75 (4)             02/18/2015 02/18/2020 Common 16,000 (4)   148,000 (4) D  
Stock Options $ 0.52             01/29/2016 10/07/2023 Common 1,500,000   1,648,000 D  

Reporting Owners

Reporting Owner Name / Address Relationships
 Director  10% Owner  Officer  Other
WRIGHT RICHARD A
7730 E. GREENWAY ROAD, SUITE 203
SCOTTSDALE, AZ 85260
  X     President VP CEO COO  

Signatures

 /s/ Richard A. Wright   05/17/2017
**Signature of Reporting Person Date

Explanation of Responses:

* If the form is filed by more than one reporting person, see Instruction 4(b)(v).
** Intentional misstatements or omissions of facts constitute Federal Criminal Violations. See 18 U.S.C. 1001 and 15 U.S.C. 78ff(a).
(1) The Series A Preferred Stock has 10 votes per share and is not convertible into shares of common stock.
(2) The stock options vest as follows: (i) 20,000 on October 9, 2013; and (ii) 10,000 per quarter until fully vested.
(3) The stock options vest as follows: (i) 30,000 on May 21, 2014 and (ii) 30,000 on November 21, 2014.
(4) Reflects a 50-1 reverse split effective as of December 29, 2015.
(5) The Series C Preferred Stock is convertible, without the payment of any additional consideration by the holder and at the option of the holder, into one fully paid and non-assessable share of common stock at any time after (i) The Alkaline Water Company Inc. ("Alkaline Water") achieves the consolidated revenue of the company and all of its subsidiaries equal to or greater than $15,000,000 in any 12 month period, ending on the last day of any quarterly period of its fiscal year; or (ii) a Negotiated Trigger Event, defined as an event upon which the Series C Preferred Stock will be convertible as may be agreed by Alkaline Water and the holder in writing from time to time.
(6) The Series C Preferred Shares were issued in consideration for services performed by Mr. Wright pursuant to an employment agreement dated effective March 1, 2016.
(7) The Series D Preferred Stock is convertible, without the payment of any additional consideration by the holder and at the option of the holder, into one fully paid and non-assessable share of common stock at any time after (i) Alkaline Water achieves the consolidated revenue of the company and all of its subsidiaries equal to or greater than $40,000,000 in any 12 month period, ending on the last day of any quarterly period of its fiscal year; or (ii) a Negotiated Trigger Event, defined as an event upon which the Series D Preferred Stock will be convertible as may be agreed by Alkaline Water and the holder in writing from time to time.
(8) The Series D Preferred Shares were issued in consideration for services performed by Mr. Wright.

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