Nearly 1,000 Campbell residents pick up water at donation site

LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT) — More than 2,940 individual cases of water were distributed to Campbell residents on Tuesday in response to PFAS contamination found in 200 private wells. Volunteers from the Town Board, Maintenance Staff, Fire and Police Departments, French Island BSA Scout Troop 12 assembled touchless” drive through sites to provide two cases of water per resident per household after the DNR issued an interim water advisory.

Residents who were unable to attend can still get clean water by emailing waterrequest@townofcampbell.org.

The town of Campbell thanked Hy-Vee Wednesday for donating the water and said the town will continue to collaborate with the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, Department of Natural Resources and Wisconsin Emergency Management to address PFAS contamination as it works toward a long term solution.