By Adrian Thomas

Last week, powerhouse brewer Anheuser-Busch (AB) halted its beer brewing for a night and instead canned water in an effort to provide clean drinking water for US flood victims in Texas and Oklahoma.

AB, one of the world’s largest breweries has produced approximately 50,000 cans of water to be sent to the two American states which recently endured a natural disaster.

Anheuser-Busch is already a partner with non-profit organisation American Red Cross who will assist them in distributing the water cans throughout the disaster zones. 

The corporation says it switches to its emergency production operation several times a year to help communities in need, similar to this one. Earlier this month, AB sent another 50,000 cans of water to assist the victims of Oklahoma City who endured violent storms and tornadoes and also provided water for the victims of Hurricane Sandy in 2012.

The beer producer has developed a unique white design for its donated cans of water.

The first shipment of water was set to be distributed over the past weekend with more to come this week if needed. 

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