Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

Document and Entity Information

Document and Entity Information
9 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2013
Feb. 14, 2014
Document Type 10-Q  
Amendment Flag true  
Amendment Description We are filing this amendment to provide (i) additional information regarding the operating expenses for the three and nine months ended December 31, 2013 under Item 2 of Part I of our quarterly report on Form 10-Q and (ii) the redemption amount associated with the redeemable convertible preferred stock on the balance sheet under Item 1 of Part I of our quarterly report on Form 10-Q.  
Document Period End Date Dec. 31, 2013  
Trading Symbol wter  
Entity Registrant Name ALKALINE WATER Co INC  
Entity Central Index Key 0001532390  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --08-31  
Entity Filer Category Smaller Reporting Company  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   81,602,175
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes  
Entity Voluntary Filers No  
Entity Well Known Seasoned Issuer No  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2014  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q3