Hy-Vee to donate 25,000 gallons of bottled water to town of Campbell

FRENCH ISLAND, Wis. (WKBT) — Hy-Vee Inc. will distribute free water to French Island residents from 3 to 6 p.m. Thursday at the Days Inn on the island to help out the town of Campbell people impacted by PFAS water contamination.

The grocery chain will deliver five semi-truckloads of water to the east side of the Days Inn parking lot at 101 Sky Harbor Drive in La Crosse.

Residents from the French Island community will be able to pick up two 24-packs of bottled water per person in their family, while supplies last. The donation is enough to supply 4,000 people for the next several days. Hy-Vee employees will assist in distributing the water on Thursday afternoon.

The grocery chain has plans to construct a store in the near future in the area where the former Sears in La Crosse was located.