There are many properties that help it in supporting life on earth. One is property is that ice, the solid form of water is less dense than liquid water. This makes aquatic life possible in extremely cold temperatures as ice being lighter is formed at the top while forms a layer that prevents the liquid beneath from freezing and this makes aquatic life possible. Other is high specific heat capacity and the non poisonous nature of water. These properties of water help in stabilizing the earth and our body temperature by absorbing and releasing heat. Water is regarded as a universal solvent and can dissolve almost of the necessary things.