Water comes in various forms in World of Warcraft:

  1. What you float on, swim in, or walk on.
  2. A form of drink used to generate mana while out of combat. Mages can conjure various levels of it.
  3. An ingredient for various recipes.
  4. A type of quest item.

Types of water as drinks

Types of water as ingredients

Types of water as quest items

Too many to mention, but here are a few more interesting ones.

Types of water as skills

Some shaman skills have water elemental magic involved.

The mage's Ice spell technically uses water, but in a solid form. In World of Warcraft, water and ice seem to be seperate elements, being just the same element in different physical form.

Water as questgivers

Water as enemies