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

 
FORM 12b-25
SEC FILE NUMBER
   
000-55096
 
NOTIFICATION OF LATE FILING
CUSIP NUMBER
   
01643A 108

(Check one):      [X] Form 10-K [  ] Form 20-F [  ] Form 11-K [  ] Form 10-Q [  ] Form 10-D  [  ] Form N-SAR [  ] Form N-CSR

For Period Ended:  March 31, 2015

[  ] Transition Report on Form 10-K
[  ] Transition Report on Form 20-F
[  ] Transition Report on Form 11-K
[  ] Transition Report on Form 10-Q
[  ] Transition Report on Form N-SAR
For the Transition Period Ended:  ____________________

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Nothing in this form shall be construed to imply that the Commission has verified any information contained herein.

If the notification relates to a portion of the filing checked above, identify the Item(s) to which the notification relates:
 
PART I — REGISTRANT INFORMATION

THE ALKALINE WATER COMPANY INC.                                                                                                           
Full Name of Registrant
 
N/A                                                                           
Former Name if Applicable
 
7730 E Greenway Road, Ste. 203                                                                                                
Address of Principal Executive Office (Street and Number)
 
Scottsdale, AZ 85260                                                                                     
City, State and Zip Code
 
PART II — RULES 12B-25(B) AND (C)

If the subject report could not be filed without unreasonable effort or expense and the registrant seeks relief pursuant to Rule 12b-25(b), the following should be completed. (Check box if appropriate)

 
(a)
The reason described in reasonable detail in Part III of this form could not be eliminated without unreasonable effort or expense
[X]
(b)
The subject annual report, semi-annual report, transition report on Form 10-K, Form 20-F, Form 11-K, Form N-SAR or Form N-CSR, or portion thereof, will be filed on or before the fifteenth calendar day following the prescribed due date; or the subject quarterly report or transition report on Form 10-Q or subject distribution report on Form 10-D, or portion thereof, will be filed on or before the fifth calendar day following the prescribed due date; and
 
(c)
The accountant’s statement or other exhibit required by Rule 12b-25(c) has been attached if applicable.
 
 

 
PART III — NARRATIVE

State below in reasonable detail why Forms 10-K, 20-F, 11-K, 10-Q,10-D, N-SAR, N-CSR, or the transition report or portion thereof, could not be filed within the prescribed time period.  (Attach extra Sheets if Needed)
 
The Registrant is unable to file, without unreasonable effort and expense, its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the period ended March 31, 2015 because its auditors have not completed their audit of the financial statements and the Registrant is unable to complete the Form 10-K without the audited financial statements.
 
It is anticipated that the Form 10-K Annual Report, along with the audited financial statements, will be filed on or before the 15th calendar day following the prescribed due date of the Registrant’s Form 10-K.
 
PART IV — OTHER INFORMATION

(1)
Name and telephone number of person to contact in regard to this notification

 
Steven P. Nickolas
 
480.656.2423
 
 
(Name)
 
(Area Code) (Telephone Number)
 

(2)
Have all other periodic reports required under Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or Section 30 of the Investment Company Act of 1940 during the preceding 12 months or for such shorter period that the registrant was required to file such report(s) been filed ? If answer is no, identify report(s).
Yes [X] No [  ]
     
(3)
Is it anticipated that any significant change in results of operations from the corresponding period for the last fiscal year will be reflected by the earnings statements to be included in the subject report or portion thereof ?
Yes [] No [X]
     
 
If so, attach an explanation of the anticipated change, both narratively and quantitatively, and, if appropriate, state the reasons why a reasonable estimate of the results cannot be made.
 
     
 
THE ALKALINE WATER COMPANY INC.
(Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)

has caused this notification to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

Date
  June 29, 2015  
By
  /s/ Steven P. Nickolas
       
Steven P. Nickolas
       
Chief Executive Officer, President and Director



 
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