Well Water / PFAS Information

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Updated map of PFAS test results from residents located outside of the initial testing zone. (06/08/2021)


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If you have results you would like to share please email them to clerk@townofcampbell.org 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:
DNRCampbellPFAS@wisconsin.gov


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.

How to Contact Your Elected Officials

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

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

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:

https://www.ewg.org/tapwater/system-contaminant.php?pws=WI6320309&contamcode=E206

https://www.ewg.org/tapwater/system.php?pws=WI6320309

Information on in-home drinking water filters.


Communication

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