Congratulations Heidi for the banner photo and thanks for hosting Mitch.
I live next to a river, but now I have to find something completely different, so let's see what I have in my collection.
A river shot of the Aar with a difference. I was surprised when I uploaded it to see the capture of the sun on the surface of the water.
If you leave a bowl of water outside for the cat, this is what happens. When the cats away, the sparrows will play and drink.
Rain on my Eurasian Smoke Tree
And of course, water is for drinking.