Sparkling Spring Water Group Limited today announced that it has closed the acquisition of Rocky Mountain Springs Water, Inc. that operates in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Sparkling Spring also announced that it had signed a definitive agreement to acquire the businesses of Sparta Water, Inc. that operated in the Edmonton, Calgary and Grand Prairie Alberta markets. Pending closing expected in early August, Sparkling Spring has assumed management of the Sparta businesses. Rocky Mountain and Sparta have a combined rental water cooler base of approximately 2,500 and over 5,000 customer locations.

Dillon Schickli, Sparkling Spring's Chief Financial Officer, stated, "We are pleased to add the Rocky Mountain and Sparta customers to our Alberta business. The combination of these two customer bases will place us in a solid second position in the Edmonton market and further solidifies our leadership position in Calgary." Mr. Schickli added, "We continue to look for acquisitions in new markets and in markets where we already operate that will supplement our business growth."

Sparkling Spring is a leading producer and distributor of bottled water to the home and office segment. The Company does business as "Nature Springs" in England, "Water at Work" in Scotland, "Sparkling Springs" in the Atlantic Provinces of Canada, "Canadian Springs" in British Columbia, Canada, "Cool Spring," "Sparta" and "Rocky Mountain Springs" in Alberta, Canada and in the United States, "Cullyspring" and "Crystal Springs" in Washington and "Crystal Springs" in Oregon.

The statements contained in this release that are not historical facts are forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in such statements. The results could be affected by, among other things, general business conditions, the impact of competition, weather, the seasonality of the Company's business, the ability to obtain financing, interruption in the availability of water from the Company's water sources, government regulations, labor relations and currency fluctuations. Investors also should consider other risks and uncertainties described in further detail in documents filed by the Company with the Securities and Exchange Commission.