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Boil Order Remains in Effect for Jacksonville

The aftermath of Jacksonville's recent flooding is still far from over.

"It's amazing, you don't realize how often you turn the sink on," said Shelly Heitbrink.

Simple tasks are now being made a little more challenging.

"Everything has to be boiled, so that's quite an inconvenience for cooking and brushing teeth, simply  brushing teeth every day," she said.

The city-wide boil order is not only affecting residents, but also businesses.

"It's kind of strange for us to go into a restaurant and have paper products," said Heitbrink.

While it may be inconvenient, residents say the city is doing the best they can.

"You don't realize but it could be worse, I mean no electricity or something like that, it could be worse," said Lana Early.

"I really think they're doing a great job at trying to help everyone out," said Heitbrink.

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