"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.