Well Water / PFAS Information

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
c/o Gwen Saliares
625 East County Rd Y, STE. 700
Oshkosh, WI 54901

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.

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Latest Updates

Sentinel Well Drilling – Town of Campbell

2024 Interim Guidance on the Destruction and Disposal of PFAS

PFAS Update July 9, 2024

PFAS Update June 11, 2024

PFAS Update May 14, 2024

PFAS Update Apr. 9, 2024

PFAS Update Mar. 12, 2024

PFAS Update Feb. 13, 2024

PFAS Update Jan. 9th, 2024

La Crosse County Resolution, Dec. 22nd, 2023

PFAS Update Dec. 12th, 2023

PFAS Update Nov. 14, 2023

PFAS Update Oct. 10, 2023

PFAS Update Aug. 8, 2023

PFAS Update July 11 2023

PFAS Update May 9 2023

PFAS Update 3-14-2023

Link for USGS Tapwater Study Virtual Meeting

Tapwater Study Meeting Press Release

PFAS Update 02-14-2023

PFAS Update 01-10-23

PFAS Update 12-13-22

PFAS Update 11-09-22

PFAS Update 10-11-22

PFAS Update 9-13-22

PFAS Update 8-10-2022

PFAS Update 7-12-22

PFAS Update 6-14-2022

PFAS Update 5-10-22

PFAS Update 4-12-22

PFAS Update 3-8-22

PFAS Update 2-8-22

PFAS Update 1-11-22

PFAS Update 12-14-21

PFAS Update 11-9-21

PFAS Update 10-12-21

PFAS Update 9-14-21

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  • Press Release – PFAS Filter Pilot Program (7/18/2022) - Press Release - PFAS filters 7-15-22 113 PM Read More
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  • 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


The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has issued a town-wide water advisory for the Town of Campbell due to PFAS contamination. The DNR is advising residents that the groundwater is not fit for human consumption at this time due to potential human health risks. 

If you have results you would like to share, please email them to clerk@townofcampbellwi.gov or bring them to the Town Hall and we can make a copy.

How to Contact the DNR

DNR Webpage

DNR Town of Campbell Hotline: 1-866-220-4841

DNR Town of Campbell E-Mail:

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

Read the full report here: Nelson Park, Campbell Town Hall, FJ Robers Library, Campbell Community Center
Previous Report: Laboratory Report

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.

Link for Well Depths/Groundwater

Help keep PFAS remediation in the WI State budget. Click here to make your opinion known to the Joint Committee on Finance.

Wisconsin Certified Labs

PFAS | Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene

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.

Deciphering a Laboratory Report

DNR website for the Town of Campbell

DNR Contact Information: DNRCampbellPFAS@wisconsin.gov

Additional Information

DNR – A Health Guide for Eating Fish in Wisconsin

Initial PFAS test results

Groundwater Flow Presentation from Karl Green, UW-Extension Community Resource Educator

Recommended Groundwater Standards (Cycle 11) | Wisconsin Department of Health Services

La Crosse Waterworks Numbers:



Information on in-home drinking water filters.


Town of Campbell PFAS Flyer

Town of Campbell letter to the City of La Crosse

02/18/2021 Town of Campbell Press Release

02/23/2021 Town of Campbell letter to the City of La Crosse

02/28/2021 County Board Supervisor Margaret Larson letter to City Council Representatives

03/01/2021 Town of Campbell Press Release

03/01/2021 Town of Campbell Letter to the City of La Crosse

03/02/2021 Mayor Kabat Response to the Town of Campbell

03/09/2021 Town of Campbell Letter to City of La Crosse

03/10/2021 Mayor Kabat Letter to the DNR

03/10/2021 County Board Chair Letter to DNR

03/18/2021 Town of Campbell Letter to City of La Crosse

05/20/2021 Rep. Ron Kind Letter to Residents

08/20/2021 Press Release

12/03/2021 Press Release

12/07/2021 Rep. Ron Kind Press Release