Robin Wall Kimmerer said in her book Braiding Sweetgrass that her Potowatome language is much richer in verbs than nouns. There is no noun equivalent of river because rivers are alive and give life and are inseparable from the numerous animals who make their homes on the river.
The book of Leviticus speaks of running water for purification.
Annie Dillard speaks of how running water heals psychic wounds.
What do you think about the care of rivers?