- UWL Event: What is clean water worth? Thursday, April 14 6-7 (4/6/2022) - What is clean water worth? From the UW-L page: Value, threats, tradeoffs, and equity implications We are pleased to announce an upcoming visit from Dr. Bonnie Keeler from the Center for Science, Technology and Environmental Policy at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota. Dr. Keeler's work focuses on communication of water management and… Read More
- PFAS Congressional Update from Congressman Ron Kind (3/24/2022) - PFAS Congressional Read More
- PFAS Public Listening Session (3/16/2022) - Wednesday March 23rd, 2022 at 1:30 PM at Olivet Lutheran Church. On February 23rd, 2022 the Natural Resources Board voted to oppose the DNR and DHS recommendation for proposed rule DG-15-19 NR 140 Item 4 (C) to establish a groundwater standard of 20 parts per trillion for combined PFOA and PFOS for private well owners… Read More
- The DNR & DHS have approved extending the current water advisory for Town of Campbell residents (8/20/2021) - The DNR and DHS have approved extending the current water advisory for Town of Campbell residents. Residents do not need to do anything to keep receiving the contracted water. It is status quo. The DNR will send individual letters to Town residents in the coming days with additional details and information. Curtis Hedman from the Wisconsin DHS says, "DHS… Read More
- Potable Well Sampling Report by the DNR (8/5/2021) - On behalf of the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR), this Potable Well Sampling Report was prepared by Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions, Inc. (Wood) for potable well sampling for analysis of per- and polyfluorinated alkyl substances (PFAS) in the Town of Campbell, La Crosse County, Wisconsin. Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions, Inc. (Wood) has… Read More
- Wisconsin PFAS Action Council (WisPAC) meeting will be July 15 from 1-4p.m. (7/14/2021) - Gov. Tony Evers declared 2019 the Year of Clean Drinking Water. As part of the statewide initiative to ensure Wisconsinites have access to clean, safe drinking water, Gov. Evers signed Executive Order #40 in August 2019 to address the issue of PFAS (per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances) in Wisconsin. Executive Order #40 directed the DNR to… Read More
- NR 809 Economic Impact Analysis Open for Public Comment (7/6/2021) - The DNR is seeking public comment on a draft Economic Impact Analysis for proposed drinking water standards, referred to as Maximum Contaminant Levels (MCLs), for the two Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) known as perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluorooctane sulfonic acid (PFOS). A preliminary draft of the EIA and a draft of the board order… Read More
- Contacting the Governor’s Office (6/30/2021) - The legislature is expected to pass the draft budget in the next few days. The Governor is expected to either veto completely or sign with line item vetoes as early as late this week. Make your voice and concerns about PFAS contamination, detection, remediation and most importantly complete funding for a long term solution known. Call the… Read More
- Updated map of PFAS test results from residents located outside of the initial testing zone (6/8/2021) - *Click on the pictures to enlarge If you have results you would like to share please email them to email@example.com or bring them to the Town Hall and we can make a copy. Read More
- Updated PFAS test results for the Town’s public buildings (5/25/2021) - The Town of Campbell conducted PFAS testing at these four sites. The results for PFOA/PFOS are as follows: Town Hall: 7.3 parts per trillion Library: 32.1 parts per trillion Community Center: 21.10 parts per trillion Nelson Park: .85 parts per trillion Read the full report here: Nelson Park, Campbell Town Hall, FJ Robers Library, Campbell… Read More
Updated map of PFAS test results from residents located outside of the initial testing zone. (06/08/2021)
*Click on the picture to enlarge
If you have results you would like to share please email them to firstname.lastname@example.org or bring them to the Town Hall and we can make a copy.
How to Contact the DNR
DNR Town of Campbell Hotline: 1-866-220-4841
DNR Town of Campbell E-Mail:
Providing Bottled Water To Homes. For those residents with private water supplies, the DNR will provide the option of bottled water to be delivered in five gallon containers to those residents’ homes, through a state contract with Culligan. The DNR would need the residents to sign up for this service though the DNR and sign an access agreement with the state and vendor to begin receiving water in the coming week. Residents should not contact Culligan directly if they are requesting the state to pay for the bottled water.
To request a temporary alternative water supply from the DNR, please fill out an Agreement for Requesting Temporary Emergency Water and send to DNRCampbellPFAS@wisconsin.gov or:
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
Jenna Soyer – RR/5
PO Box 7923
Madison WI 53703
The Town of Campbell will make physical forms available at the town hall. The town will scan and email agreements to the DNR. The town hall can be accessed Monday, Wednesday and Thursday 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.; Tuesday 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.; and Friday 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Be sure to indicate on the agreement if you need a bottom-loading dispenser. Bottom-loading dispensers are generally provided to those who are unable to lift five gallon jugs.
Residents who are currently paying for their own bottled-water service should also fill out and submit an agreement in order to have the DNR take over coordination and payments of their service.
Testing at the Town Hall, Library and Community Center
The Town of Campbell conducted PFAS testing at these four sites. The results for PFOA/PFOS are as follows:
Town Hall: 7.3 parts per trillion | Previous Result: 3.1 parts per trillion
Library: 32.1 parts per trillion | Previous Result: 26.1 parts per trillion
Community Center: 21.10 parts per trillion | Previous Result: 10.85 parts per trillion
Nelson Park: .85 parts per trillion | Previous Result: None
Results updated as of 05/25/2021 | Previous Results are from 02/16/2021
Wisconsin has set DNR recommended groundwater standards of 20 parts per trillion (ppt) for PFOA and PFOS individually and combined. Nationally, this standard is trending towards 10 parts per trillion.
The test results at the Library and Community Center exceeded the DNR standards. The test results at the Town Hall and Nelson Park are below both standards.
Wisconsin Certified Labs
If you are outside of the testing areas and wish to conduct your own PFAS testing, you can find a list of Wisconsin certified labs here.
DNR Contact Information: DNRCampbellPFAS@wisconsin.gov
La Crosse Waterworks Numbers: