Water is very important, and not just because mom says you need to drink more of it.
Water helps us create saliva which helps us when eating, chewing, digesting, and ensuring our food slides down easily and that we don't choke. Have you ever eaten many, many dry things like saltines in a row and without water you felt like you were choking or even did. this is why we need water in order for us to keep enough moisture in our mouths.
It also helps regulate your body temperature. It protects your tissues, spinal cord, and joints. It helps excrete waste through perspiration, urination, and defecation. It helps maximize physical performance.
if you feel thirsty drink more water.