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If the water you are seeing is coming from the passenger side near the firewall, chances are if you check it you will find it's not coolant but actually is water that drains from your air conditioner (normal)
If it is coolant (green) then you need to determine where it's leaking from and make the appropriate repair.
If you are loosing coolant but cannot find a leak, you need to have a shop look at it. (dye or pressure test) Either you have some seepage somewhere that is burning off before it reaches the ground
or a possible cylinder head gasket failing. In that case, eventually you will loose enough to overheat.

As you said it is water, I'd tend to think it's the first option I mentioned though. Put a glass container where you see the drip so you can actually see what it is. (green or clear)

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