It certainly has the potential to be an engaging problem, and absolutely the work environment is crucial to ensuring you enjoy any job.If one enjoys their job and this kind of problem, hopefully they are enjoying the challenge. I guess that might depend on the working environment around them, for example managers.
I'd like to think I'd enjoy it but maybe that is wishful thinking.
This is certainly one of those events that will be the stuff of legends in the future. People will wonder how on earth we ever managed with a third or half of normal services!