Water bottling plant comes to Autaugaville
Water bottling plant comes to Autaugaville.
Marty Roney/ Advertiser AUTAUGAVILLE — A water bottling plant in Autaugaville hopes to provide a rising tide of revitalization for this close knit town just to the west of Prattville.
A deep well on the plant site, which is on County Road 165.
It’s pure as it comes right out of the well.
“We are going to start shipping to Alabama; convenience stores, grocery stores,” Forge said.
“Then we are going to expand to the Southeast, then up the East Coast and then nationwide.” The plan is to have three buildings on the site, supplying bottled and bulk container water.
He went on to play football at the University of Alabama, and 21 years ago he opened an automotive industry supply company in Northport where he lives.
“When I made my valedictory speech, I made two promises,” Forge said.
“That I would never forget where I came from and I would give back to my hometown of Autaugaville.
“This is more than a water bottling plant.