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More than 5,000 Gallons of Bottled Water Now Available to Atlanta-area Residents Coping with the Aftermath of Recent Flooding

GREENWICH, Conn., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Beginning today at several locations, Atlanta-area residents and organizations will have access to supplemental bottled water to help cope with the effects of recent severe flooding. More than 5,000 one-gallon bottles of Deer Park® Brand Natural Spring Water have been donated by Nestle Waters North America. The water has been delivered to the American Red Cross' Relief Operation Warehouse in Forest Park, GA for distribution to communities beginning Thursday, October 1.

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Affected residents in need of potable water can contact the Metro Atlanta Red Cross chapter at 404-870-4440, or one of the three designated distribution locations listed below for availability. American Red Cross mobile response teams will also be distributing donated water to people in remote communities who are unable to travel to these locations.

Area distribution locations:

Powder Springs Police Department

4483 Pineview Drive

Powder Springs, GA

Austell Shopping Center

5875 Love St.

Austell, GA

Westridge Church

3522 Hiram-Acworth Highway

Dallas, GA

"Deer Park strives to be there in times of emergency," said Alex McIntosh, Director of Corporate Citizenship. "In 2008, Nestle Waters delivered more than 2.7 million bottles of water to citizens and relief workers affected by natural disasters and emergencies, and our 8,500 employees are proud to donate their time and bottled water products when communities are in need."

"We are thankful for the support of Nestle Waters North America," said Lauri Rhinehart, Vice President of Development Operations for the American Red Cross. "Through their donation of water, the American Red Cross will be able to meet the needs of the community."

Last Monday, Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue declared a state of emergency in the 17 counties hardest hit by the severe weather. The torrential downpour caused ten deaths and more than $280 million in damage throughout Georgia.

About Nestle Waters North America

Central to the leadership of Nestle Waters North America Inc. is its 33-year history and single-focus on producing bottled water products. The company's dedication to product quality, manufacturing expertise, low-cost production, employee development and environmental stewardship, especially in the areas of water use, energy and packaging, has helped Nestle Waters become the number one bottled water company in the U.S. To reach success, the company follows its credo: Respect for each other, respect for the environment, and respect for the community. To learn more, visit

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