I would like to know if it's possible to use some kind of minecraft mod to make the water that I look through clear. I understand that there's mods to do it and I can also modify my texture pack, but I've not found any clear details and more importantly, I haven't learned whether I'll be able to use that kind of a mod when I play on my SMP server.
Can somebody point me in the right direction to answer these questions?
To be clear, I don't want to just edit the texture pack, I would also like to change the clarity (and color?) of the water itself so I can see further and so the light doesn't decrease as fast.
I'm going to be making a water world (110 block sea level and canyons down to 20 blocks) using the PhoenixTerrainMod so it's rather important that I'm able to see long distances and that the water isn't totally dark because it sucks up all the light. From what I understand I'll need a client mod to modify the alpha values of the water, so where might I be able to get that?