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Waterboss

Model 700

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22,000-Grain Capacity Water Softener System

$407.00 /each
  • 22,000-grain capacity for efficiency
  • Built-in sediment filter for clean operation
  • Consumer-friendly controller for easy use

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The Waterboss 22,000-Grain Water Softener features a 16 GPM water flow rate at 15 psi drop to help provide minimal pressure drop to your shower and appliances. The built-in sediment filter helps provide clean operation, and the compact design of the softener helps save space. The softener features a controller for easy use and includes an installation DVD to help make installation easy.

  • 16 GPM water flow rate at 15 psi drop helps provide minimal pressure drop to your shower and appliances
  • Regeneration uses 16.4 Gal. in as little as 19-1/2 minutes to help you save water and time
  • Compact design helps save space
  • Factory-installed bypass helps extend the longevity of the filter
  • Reduces iron by 10 PPM for clear water
  • Safety shut-off system helps provide safe operation
  • Includes do-it-yourself installation DVD to help make installation easy
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Is this a 110 or 220 breaker?

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April 26, 2016
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Hi Ondy, the unit is powered by a transformer that plugs into a 110 outlet.
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January 19, 2016
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110. My brother-in-law is one of those engineering nerdy DIY types. He took a volt meter (I'm guessing that's what it's called?) to see how much electricity it uses. The needle barely moved. So I'm guessing I'm essentially spending no money on electricity for my 900.
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Laurel Delaware
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October 26, 2015
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110 is all that is needed for this!
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October 25, 2015
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The power supply plugs into 110 on your wall. There is very LITTLE current drawn from the use of this device. i.e. only enough to operate the tiny motor that rotates through the cycling functions NO, 220 is NOT required.
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Sunbright TN
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October 25, 2015
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This unit runs on standard 110 outlet, juat make sure it is not an outlet controlled by a switch.
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Is this model intended for City water?

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Dayton, OH
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August 13, 2016
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Southern, MD
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August 15, 2016
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I have mine hooked up to a well but there are instructions on settings for city water.
The answer to your question is "yes".
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August 15, 2016
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I use mine in the country to soften my well water, works great!
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August 14, 2016
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That depends on the city. The device is designed to remove mineral deposits from water supplies. First I would find out the hardness (free kits available) or just call Culligan for an estimate. Two cities I lived in Cleveland & Houston both had hardness of 22 grains ( a lot!).
This Water Boss, so far ( 2 years) is compact, uses way less salt then my old Kenmore and could not be happier with the water Read More
That depends on the city. The device is designed to remove mineral deposits from water supplies. First I would find out the hardness (free kits available) or just call Culligan for an estimate. Two cities I lived in Cleveland & Houston both had hardness of 22 grains ( a lot!).
This Water Boss, so far ( 2 years) is compact, uses way less salt then my old Kenmore and could not be happier with the water that comes out.
When I called their customer support line regarding a question about programing the controller I was greeted quickly with a human that was very knowledgeable.
How Whirlpool, Culligan and Kenmore are still in business??? Read Less
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No. While most country water from wells and/or springs require treatment to remove minerals which contribute to water hardness, "City water" also can contain harmful substances which should be removed to protect appliances and people. Follow instructions when installing and setting up this device to insure you have the proper settings to meet your water condition. Be sure you have your water test prior Read More
No. While most country water from wells and/or springs require treatment to remove minerals which contribute to water hardness, "City water" also can contain harmful substances which should be removed to protect appliances and people. Follow instructions when installing and setting up this device to insure you have the proper settings to meet your water condition. Be sure you have your water test prior to installation. Some places (Sears, etc.,) may perform the water tests for free if you bring them a sample. (Call first). Read Less
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My water is to salty

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Unit was installed 3 years ago has been working fine now the water in the kitchen taste vary salty. how do I adjust the softener?
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Sunbright TN
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May just be the settings but I think you are using the wrong type of salt in the device. Either that or possibly the brine valve is stuck allowing a constant brine flow.
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April 26, 2016
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Hello burnie, you may want to reprogram your unit to a less "hard" setting.
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http://www.waterboss.com/servicemanuals.shtml
is the link to WaterBoss web site where you can download manuals free of charge IF you don't have the one that came with it Burnie. Since you're not saying what model softener you have, OR even if it's a WaterBoss or not, I believe you'll find the answer at this web site. If your unit is only 3 years old, and it's a WaterBoss, I'd be pretty certain you're
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http://www.waterboss.com/servicemanuals.shtml
is the link to WaterBoss web site where you can download manuals free of charge IF you don't have the one that came with it Burnie. Since you're not saying what model softener you have, OR even if it's a WaterBoss or not, I believe you'll find the answer at this web site. If your unit is only 3 years old, and it's a WaterBoss, I'd be pretty certain you're going to find reducing the setting by using the front panel control will solve your problem . . :)
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You should never taste salt. Your brine tank may be compromised. Call Waterboss immediatly.
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can this unit be installed outside?

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We have installed ours outside under a shelter. It is protected from the sun and rain by the shelter roof. This is in South Texas so freezing is not a problem. The installation manual indicates it can be installed outside if not subject to freezing temperatures.
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Yes but as others have mentioned it should not be put in an environment in which temperatures drop bellowing freezing. To state the obvious, there is water inside of the tank - when water freezes it expands - hence you could crack the tank if it is exposed to freezing temperatures.
As someone else mentioned, I would cover it with something. A friend of mine installed a Waterboss outside in south Read More
Yes but as others have mentioned it should not be put in an environment in which temperatures drop bellowing freezing. To state the obvious, there is water inside of the tank - when water freezes it expands - hence you could crack the tank if it is exposed to freezing temperatures.
As someone else mentioned, I would cover it with something. A friend of mine installed a Waterboss outside in south Florida. He went to go put salt in it and found a small snake inside. He promptly put a grill cover over it with bungee cords around the bottom to prevent this from happening again. Read Less
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I saw in one review where the homeowner in Florida had installed it outside and had cut a plastic garbage can to put over it upside down to protect it from the sun. Naturally, in colder environments you'd need to consider the temperature aspect. It'd work to put it in a pit (since earth temperature coming UP is basically 55 degrees) and cover it good with insulation to keep it from freezing. I've Read More
I saw in one review where the homeowner in Florida had installed it outside and had cut a plastic garbage can to put over it upside down to protect it from the sun. Naturally, in colder environments you'd need to consider the temperature aspect. It'd work to put it in a pit (since earth temperature coming UP is basically 55 degrees) and cover it good with insulation to keep it from freezing. I've considered digging a pit near my well head even after 18 years to take care of this matter. Just have to use your gray matter regarding running electric to it also, AND consider that you're going to have to check the salt level at least occasionally. Thus you'd need to consider the accessibility. Read Less
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I would shelter it within a cabinet depending upon your climate. It is made of plastic (like all the others) and UV rays will discolor the display panel.. If you live in a freeze prone area then a small space heating device will protect it within a closed area.
I live in Central Texas and mine is located in a screened back porch.
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Rated 4.2 out of 5 by 93 reviewers.
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Works great! I am very pleased with this water softener. I've only had it for 7 months but it works very well. I have it on a private well and it is plumbed after a Dupont whole house, carbon filter. Plumbing was a bit tricky, but that's because I installed it in a crawlspace. Other than that, standard plumbing fittings and a few sharkbite fittings later- I'm in business. My water is high in calcium but not particularly hard or soft. Salt use is negligible and (most importantly) it softens my water. I can't speak to the longevity but so far, it's great. June 27, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Excellent Automatic Water Softener Easy to install, use and maintain. Works as advertised. July 19, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by First time water softener purchase! So far I have not had any problems with the unit.. July 6, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Is this softener supposed to work this good?! We purchased the Water Boss 700 after a lot of research. We have a slow well and the old softener ran us out of water whenever it cycled. Our Water Boss uses less than 18gal of water and 2.5lbs salt per cycle. We also have frequent power outages and the Water Boss maintains it's settings without having to be reprogrammed. I've also noticed the water has a consistent "softness" in between rejuvenation cycles. Great American made product! April 26, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Excellent customer service Prior to buying, I contacted WaterBoss by email to clarify which model I needed. The response was fast and answered my questions point on point. I made the purchase and installed the unit without any problems. Easily connected and programmed the first time through. The low profile of the unit makes it easy to load the salt. Has been working fine for two weeks. April 21, 2016
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by have had 4 softeners. this by far the worst one ever. have had the water boss in my home for 9 months and hasn't used not 1 cup of salt. water feels terrible and regenerates every day but nothing seems to change. called costomer support twice, the last time she was real snooty. dont buy this one. david christiansen beaver, utah April 19, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by works just as good as the one I bought 15 yrs ago. replacing the one I bought 15 yrs ago. a little smaller than the last which is fine. after reviewing various other makes/models kept coming back to this one. April 20, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Nice small foot print softener The softener arrived in good condition quickly. I unpacked it, read the installation manual, connected the water lines, added salt, ran a regeneration cycle, and had soft water. Nice small unit, easy to connect. March 29, 2016
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