Water is too important to be monetized and privatized. I agree that we are in a very inefficient system. Profit from bottled water goes to developed countries.
State-owned tap water operator PDAM’s water is unclean and some areas still use wells and rivers as their primary source of water. Inherently, households have to incur the costs of obtaining, transporting and processing water, as well as the time costs associated with them. - See more here