The Anheuser-Busch Brewery put beer production on hold this week, instead canning drinking water to disperse to flooding victims affected by Hurricane Harvey.
More than 50,000 cans of emergency drinking water will be transmitted from the brewing firm’s factory in Cartersville, Ga., a spokesperson for Anheuser-Busch said to FOX5.
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“Throughout the year, we occasionally pause beer production at our Cartersville, Ga., brewery to create crisis canned drinking water so we are prepared to help out communities throughout the nation in times of crisis,” said Sarah Schilling, brewmaster in the Anheuser-Busch brewery in a statement.
“Putting logistics strengths and our production by providing safe, clean drinking water to work is the best way we can help in such circumstances,&rdquo.
Anheuser-Busch stopped beer generation to can water before, including during flooding in Louisiana, wildfires in California and Hurricane Mathew.
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