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How you carry water to hydrate is always a contentious topic. Water is heavy and it will add a tremendous amount of weight to your loadout. If you aren’t careful you might find that you are carrying too much and that will wear you out. The good thing about water is that, as you drink it goes away. This is very important. Still, the way you carry that water can make all the difference. Water can cause a serious imbalance in your travel if you don’t consider how its pack. The rise of the 2 and 3L water bladder is a clear look at dealing with water.
This article is a review on a particular bladder. You may find that the MSR Dromedary Bladder is just what you have been looking for. If you have a bladder compatible bag you will really understand the importance of having water and carrying it properly.