With such a strong dependence on water, it can be hard to envision a world without water. However, this could be the case, as privatization and even war over water could become very real.
Human beings rely on water for everything from agricultural needs to hygiene. So with such a wide gap in water consumption between different nations, its plausible to believe that privatization is one way to lessen the gap. However, since water is already one of the most valuable resources on the planet, many foresee the unimaginable, war over water.