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PolyHalt Softener with Chlorine Filter | Whole House


Item Number: ICS-TP

Whole House Water Filter System For:

  • Chlorine Taste and odor
  • Hard water: white spots, hard scale buildup, gray dingy hard laundry
  • Staining: red/orange, brown/black, blue/green
  • Low pH
  • Appliance protection
  • Silica etching and pitting (spots won’t come off glass surfaces)

Includes First Cartridge Filter Kit (a $264 value)


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The Cascadian ICS-TP PolyHalt Water Softener and Chlorine Filter System

Since being introduced in 2011, the Cascadian ICS-TP PolyHalt water softener and chlorine filter system is one of our most popular systems. An excellent choice for hard chlorinated city water. For more information on PolyHalt see What is a PolyHalt Salt Free Softener?

PolyHalt salt free ion bond softener and chlorine filter details:

  1. Water Treatment for whole home or business (See the ICS-TPU for a smaller point of use version, an excellent replacement for under sink RO systems)
  2. Industry Leading Treatment Technology: 2 treatments for the whole home in 1 small system
    • Better tasting and smelling water. Removes chlorine and other taste and odor problems (NOT for H2S hydrogen sulfide rotten egg odor, please see the ICS-H water treatment system)
    • PolyHalt® salt free ion bond water softener:
      • Easier cleaning and maintaining of home or business
      • Brighter, whiter, softer laundry
      • Soaps, shampoos, conditioners etc. will work better and you will use less
      • No slippery or slimy feeling
      • Low maintenance
      • A legal replacement for conventional salt-based water softeners
      • Approved for use where conventional salt-based softeners are banned. Not subject to any regulations banning or restricting salt softeners including those in California
    • Treatment for silica etching and pitting of glass
  3. Benefits compared to salt based softeners and backwashing filters
    • Eco-friendly treatment
      • Salt free softening - Save 30± bags of salt per year
      • Produces no waste water
      • No backwash or regeneration cycles - Save 10,000± gallons of wastewater per year
      • No power required to operate
    • Small size
      • Up to 20 times smaller than typical salt softeners and backwashing media filters
      • Does not take up valuable floor space - system hangs on the wall
    • Simple installation
    • Simple annual maintenance
      • Annual filter change
      • Includes drain on filter housing for clean no spill easy filter changes
    • Less expensive
      • Lower cost to buy and maintain
      • Less time spent to maintain
      • Save $100's and 2-3 days each year compared to traditional salt-based softeners

Other Products to consider:

To add sediment/particle filtration consider the ICS-STP. If you don't need chlorine filtration consider the ICS-SP for sediment and salt free softening. If you are looking to filter H2S sulfur rotten egg odor see the ICS-H.

Warning in the State of California;    WARNING: Cancer and Reproductive Harm –

Raw Water Parameters / Conditions for Operation

Bacteria: None Allowed
Chlorine: <3ppm
Colloidal Iron: NA
Hardness: Max 25 grains (427 ppm)
Hydrocarbons, oils, or lubricants: None Allowed
Hydrogen Sulfide: None Allowed (use ICS-H to remove)
Iron & Manganese (Clear Only): <6 ppm Combined
Iron & Manganese (Colored): <0.3 ppm
Iron Bacteria: None Allowed
Organic Iron: None Allowed
 >6.0 and <8.5
Sediment: >5 micron
Silica: <100 ppm
Tannin / Organics: None Allowed
Turbidity: Less than 1 NTU

Notes for all ICS systems:

  • If Raw Water Parameter Condition for Operation = “NA” the systems will not affect and is not affected by concentrations of that parameter typically found in drinking water
  • If Raw Water Parameter Condition for Operation = “None Allowed” Remove through adequate pre-treatment
  • If Raw Water Parameter Condition for Operation = “Not for extreme levels” The cartridge useful life may be shortened and require more frequent replacement.
  • Extreme levels of any parameter may shorten useful cartridge life
  • Stated “Max Capacity” may be reduced by overall raw water chemistry
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