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FORT COLLINS, Colo. (CBS4)– The Anheuser-Busch brewery in Colorado is canning water to help those living in the path of Hurricane Florence.

Instead of ice cold beer, Anheuser-Busch is producing thousands of cans of water to ship into the flood-ravaged areas.

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“For the last 30 years, we have been working with the American Red Cross and our wholesaler partners to provide clean, safe drinking water for communities hit by natural disasters,” said Michel Doukeris, CEO of Anheuser-Busch. “Earlier this year, we recognized the employees who help make the program possible in Budweiser’s Super Bowl commercial and made a new commitment to expand our capacity to produce safe, clean drinking water for disaster relief at our Fort Collins Brewery. Today, we are pleased to deliver on that promise, doubling our production capacity to help our fellow Americans in times of need.”

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Last year, the company was able to send close to three million cans of water to disaster-affected areas in Texas, Florida, Georgia and California.

With the Fort Collins brewery producing emergency water, the beer company will be able to deliver cans more quickly to communities in need.

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