DS Waters Acquires Gold Spring Water Company

Nov. 4, 2013

DS Waters of America, Inc., owners of the Hinckley Springs® bottled water brand, announced the acquisition of Gold Springs Premium Spring Water Co. The acquisition includes the home and office delivery service of bottled water for customers in Peoria, Ill.

Gold Spring provides natural spring water in three and five gallon bottles as well as cases of .5 liter bottles. Hinckley Springs route sales representatives will serve Gold Spring customers. In addition to bottled water, customers will be able to order flavored drink mixes, hot chocolate, tea and coffee products along with their regular delivery. They will also be able to manage their account and delivery schedule online.

"We are pleased to provide Hinckley Springs water and other beverage services to additional homes and offices in Peoria," said Ray McGillis, vice president, general manager central region, DS Waters.

"We welcome all Gold Spring customers into the DS Waters family and look forward to offering them a wide variety of beverages with outstanding customer service," said Tom Harrington, president and chief executive officer, DS Waters.