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Hy-Vee to Donate Nearly 20,000 Gallons of Bottled Water to Iowa Communities Affected by Boil Order

June 4, 2018 | News & Press Releases

CRESTON, Iowa (June 4, 2018) — Hy-Vee, Inc. announced today it will donate nearly 20,000 gallons of bottled water to southern Iowa communities impacted by an ongoing boil advisory and drinking water warning.

The bottled water donated by Hy-Vee will be available for pickup during the hours noted below at the Creston Hy-Vee, Bedford Hy-Vee and Mt. Ayr Hy-Vee.

Residents in the Southern Iowa Rural Water Association area will be able to pick up either two 24-packs of bottled water or two gallon jugs or a combination of one 24-pack and one gallon jug for free, while supplies last. Local volunteers will assist in distributing the water in the Hy-Vee store parking lots.

WHAT: Hy-Vee Distributes Water to Southern Iowa Communities Impacted by Boil Order
WHEN: 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Monday, June 4
And, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Tuesday, June 5, if supplies are still available
WHERE: Mt. Ayr Hy-Vee
402 South Hayes St.
Mt. Ayr, Iowa 50854
Bedford Hy-Vee
1604 Bent St.
Bedford, Iowa 50833
Creston Hy-Vee
600 Sheldon St.
Creston, Iowa 50801


Hy-Vee, Inc. is an employee-owned corporation operating more than 245 retail stores across eight Midwestern states with sales of $10 billion annually. The supermarket chain is synonymous with quality, variety, convenience, healthy lifestyles, culinary expertise and superior customer service. Hy-Vee ranks in the Top 10 Most Trusted Brands and has been named one of America’s Top 5 favorite grocery stores. The company’s more than 80,000 employees provide “A Helpful Smile in Every Aisle” to customers every day. For additional information, visit