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EcoWater Water Softeners in South Metro and Central MN 

Get the only system made in the USA with both softening & chlorine removal, a Dare to Compare Guarantee, an Excellent Warranty, & Mobile App monitoring!

As we speak, hardness minerals (such as calcium and magnesium) are slowly building up in your home on everything your water touches.

This includes  things like your water heater, your dish washer, your coffee maker, your faucets, and even your skin…

It doesn’t matter if your water is from a well, or from the city supply, most homes in the US have hard water.

Few people know, but you can only remove hardness minerals from your water through ion exchange, which is what a water softener does.

Water filters are built to remove other contaminants, but not hardness minerals…

The EcoWater Softener is our best water softener. It is a whole home softening and chlorine removal system.

EcoWater Softener Cutaway

EcoWater All-in-One Water Softener System

Here’s what you can expect from an EcoWater whole home water softener:

  • Removes hardness minerals and sediment that make your skin dry and prematurely age your expensive appliances
  • Removes chlorine taste and odor by filtering your water with a built in coconut-shell carbon filter
  • Eliminates spots on silverware, glasses and dishes
  • Prevents scale build-up on pipes, faucets and water using appliances
  • Customizable to meet additional water treatment needs you may have

Financing options available!

How do you know if you have hard water?

washing machine element damaged by hard water

This is a washing machine heating element that’s been exposed to hard water

Here are some telltale signs…

  1. Your skin is dry and itchy and your hair is dull
  2. Your drinking glasses & stemware come out of the dishwasher with spots
  3. Your faucets and fixtures have a crust that’s hard to remove
  4. Your water heater takes forever to heat up, or you’ve prematurely had to replace or repair it
  5. Your whites are more like 50 shades of gray and your brights have lost their luster

What are the Benefits of Soft Water?

Softer Skin & Hair

Hard water minerals bond with skin and hair leaving a nasty film. Kind of like that limescale on your faucet! An EcoWater softener removes hardness minerals naturally so you can stop spending money on lotions & skin care products as your body becomes free of buildup!

Extend Appliance Life

Dishwashers, washing machines, water heaters (tankless, electric, & gas), ice makers, boiler systems, & humidifiers all suffer when your water contains hardness minerals. Their useful life may be greatly reduced because they are not designed to endure hard water.

It Can Pay for Itself

You can save up to 75% on cleaning products, as they are more effective and less are needed. You can also save up to 40% on energy costs related to your water-using appliances, and plus they last longer. Its harder to estimate the amount of savings you get when you no longer have to waste time scrubbing that scale off your shower doors, faucets, fixtures, dishes, & glassware.

No Hassle, No Obligation

Features of EcoWater softeners

Wireless Monitoring System – Control & monitor your water treatment system from your phone. EcoWater’s advanced HydroLink Plus® system gives you the power to monitor your water usage and it will let you know when to add salt so you don’t have to remember to check regularly. We’ll set you up with 5 alerts to help you monitor your water system and use. 

Patented Stratified Resin Bed – Layered mix of fine and standard size resin provides superior filtration and iron removal without sacrificing flow rate capability.

Multi-Wrap Fiberglass Reinforced Resin Tank – Durable fiberglass-wrapped tank liner, doesn’t deteriorate, rust or corrode.

Plus many other features available based on the model…


wireless water softener technology from ecowater

Get a free, no hassle quote for a new EcoWater softener properly Sized, Installed, and Set Up in your home by Tri County Water Conditioning

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Hutchinson: (612) 294-8599 or
Prior Lake: (952) 392-4449

Made in the USA. Backed by EcoWater’s Dare to Compare Guarantee for 30 days protecting your decision to purchase, and Excellent Warranties for equipment.

Reviews Directly from Google

Based on 236 reviews
John Rotgers
John Rotgers
21:41 25 Nov 22
Very professional and did excellent work. Explained the operations of the water softener and answered all my questions. I would highly recommend!
Lauren DeJute
Lauren DeJute
14:04 12 Nov 22
Our water softener experience with Tri County Water Conditioning was great! My husband and I moved into a new construction home and started seeing hard water spots on dishes and showers. Colby did an excellent job going through the options of water softeners and answering all of our questions. Once we decided on one based on his recommendations, we had it installed by Nick. Again, he took the time to show me how it worked, explained the type of salt to use and made sure everything was working properly. Our water is SO much better now! The drinking water tastes so clean and we no longer have hard water spots. Colby even came back 2 weeks after it was installed to check the hardness and everything was working as it should. Thank you so much for a great experience!
Brock Trautman
Brock Trautman
00:47 07 Sep 22
Nick and (I forget his name) were incredibly nice, knowledgeable and fast. Amazing experience
Dawn Gudel
Dawn Gudel
15:17 15 Aug 22
We had a water heater, water softener and a reverse osmosis system installed in our home by Tri County Water Conditioning. The installers arrived promptly, were professional and friendly. The installers were very knowledgeable, they walked us thru all the controls of the three systems. A Tri County Water Conditioning representative came out to our home after the installation to retest the water and to make sure we did not have any other questions. They provide fantastic service; I would totally recommend Tri County Water Conditioning!!
Angela Martin
Angela Martin
13:09 15 Aug 22
Fantastic experience with TriCounty and Colby!! We were really struggling with our rented water softener and our water didn’t taste/smell good. Now our water is fresh and both smells and tastes great. Highly recommend the water experts at TriCounty who test your water and sell you what you actually need. Thank you!
M Tierney
M Tierney
21:27 09 Aug 22
Excellent job on a salt system and reverse osmosis system.
Mark Belden
Mark Belden
06:59 04 Aug 22
These guys were great from start to finish. Colby came to our house and tested our water prior to making any product selections. He explained everything that he was doing and what we were looking for. The installation of our products were quick and painless. After installation; Colby came back (optional) and re-tested our system. I would definitely recommend this company to any friends or family.
chattums Huse
chattums Huse
16:29 20 Jun 22
Awesome people and products
Tony Streng
Tony Streng
13:28 10 Jun 22
We purchased an Ecowater Refiner (softener + chlorine filter) and Reverse Osmosis through Tri-County Water. Tri-County Water also did the install. We were impressed with the quality of the install. The plumbers were friendly, put down carpet protection, and wore shoe covers to keep our home clean. The seller we worked with was friendly, patient, and answered all our questions. Tri-County water, thank you for the great experience!
Rachel Miller
Rachel Miller
22:25 08 Jun 22
I'm renting a house from renters warehouse and is a very disrespectful company that hired this water company to come out to the house at 7am and didn't tell me nor am I awake at this time... this company showed up for a no show and when I found out they were trying to service the home they were so respectful, communicated with me on what happened, and even called me back to make sure the new time was aware to me and worked with my schedule which is amazing to me in my situation. I really look forward to working with this company they really care about people in the home which is the most important thing for a company
Connor Spang
Connor Spang
17:25 18 May 22
I had Colby come out to do an assessment of my water and had a great experience. His knowledge, communication, and work ethic stood out tremendously. He was very professional and helpful. When the time comes to replace my water softener, Colby will be the only one I would consider calling. All around very positive experience and thankful for Colby's help.
Jennifer Holasek
Jennifer Holasek
14:51 09 May 22
Thank You for the excellent service I received regarding my water softener.Chris was very professional and if I ever need softener service again I wont hesitate to call.Thank You!Ken Torborg
Jeffrey S Anderson
Jeffrey S Anderson
21:16 27 Apr 22
I first used them in 2000 to install a water softener in my new home and they did an amazing job...on time, fast and left my house as clean as when they arrived. The same person then installed my new water softener system in April 2022. They again exceeded expectations and the same person installed this one also! I would use no one else!
Bridget Ginnis
Bridget Ginnis
19:59 18 Apr 22
Thanks so much, Nick! Wonderful work and explanation of the new softener and water filtration system. Also, so appreciate you taking extra care of the floors and carpets with drop cloths and coverings. This company goes above and beyond! Thanks
21:22 14 Apr 22
We just had our water softener installed last Friday for our new build house. Our water hardness went from 15 to 0 or 1. Chlorine is at a non-detectable level now. My skin has been feeling less dry and you don’t see as much white residues in the sinks as much as before, I am very happy! The entire process from consultation to installation and follow up, it’s been a pleasure to work with the staff members. They have been very respectful and helpful. Melissa is our consultant, she is very sweet and helpful. During the installation, I did notice our entry wall was scratched by their red plastic cover, which left permanent red markings on our wall. The markings did make me a little sad because it is a brand new house but it is such a small thing, we didn’t want to make a fuss so just painted over it later. Overall, the experience has been excellent. We are very happy with our purchase so far!
Dean Schlaak
Dean Schlaak
11:41 05 Apr 22
Every detail was managed exactly how they said it would. Water tastes great and soft water as well. I highly recommend them for water treatment provider.
No No
No No
20:45 01 Apr 22
Colby is knowledgeable, kind and honest. Great customer service. Highly recommended.
David Hyatt
David Hyatt
22:44 28 Mar 22
Tri-County Water Conditioning Inc provided us with a fantastic water softening system, drinking water filtration and reverse osmosis system. Our water tested hard and left calcium deposits everywhere. This is no longer a problem. Coffee is better tasting, drinking water is better tasting, no residue in sinks, clothes are softer and hair is softer/cleaner. I have had the competitor product that never worked properly. This is by far a truly wonderful system that my wife & I would recommend to anyone. The installers were friendly, professional and very knowledgeable. Again, I recommend Tri-County Water Conditioning to anyone with hard water.
Wayne Fuhr
Wayne Fuhr
23:42 25 Mar 22
Recently closed on my new home and was in need of water treatment. The water is extremely hard.Concerned about how this would impact my plumbing and new appliances.Contacted Tri-County Water.Melissa reached out to me promptly and schedule appointment. I felt truly at ease with Melissa's findings and her suggestions about how to address the hard water problem.We looked at the options as far as equipment, cost and warranties. Melissa spent time and answered questions.Made my decisions and added an RO system for purified drinking water.Equipment was installed in a short time frame.The installer Mark did an awesome job with setup and installation. Mark treated my home with utmost care. He also spent time covering operation of both the softener and RO system.I personally had a very positive experience with Tri-County Water Conditioning and would highly recommend their services.
Ray Kimal
Ray Kimal
20:42 08 Mar 22
Overall great service. Nick and Andy were professional and engaging. They cleaned their work space and answered all my questions.
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Frequent Questions

How do I choose a water softener?

Softeners aren’t one size fits all. That’s where we can start to help you. Based on the size of your household and your typical water usage, we can determine which softener size you’ll need.

Sizing is an important step, as it ensures there is enough capacity to handle your needs  and not so much capacity that it creates waste.

From there, you can choose additional features to make your life easier or to meet additional water treatment needs based on the results of your water test.

How much does a water softener cost?

This will depend on the size, features, and your particular installation. The best way to get pricing is to call so that you can get it properly sized.

Pricing includes the new equipment, the installation and proper setup, so that it meets your expectations.

A water softener can potentially pay for itself over time with savings on detergents, soaps, and cleaning supplies, reductions in energy usage and the extended life of your water-using appliances. Water heaters tend to suffer the most in hard water, and they are expensive to replace.

Why not just buy a softener from a big box store or online retailer?

Big box stores sell softeners that are made with lower quality parts to reduce the price, even if you get name brand.

You will still have to hire a local plumber to do the install, unless you are quite knowledgeable in plumbing.

It can be difficult to get any warranty work done from a big box store, and often there is no warranty from online retailers.

In either case, you will usually just get referred to a local plumber who may not necessarily have knowledge of your specific equipment.

So essentially you are on your own once it reaches your house.

What are the next steps?

You send us your contact info through one of the forms on this page, or give us a call directly.

We ask you a few questions to help get you the right equipment so you get what you expect from your water.

If you’re not sure what is wong with your water. We will schedule a convenient time to come out and test it for you (free of charge), and if it looks good, we can leave it at that.

However, if you already know you have hard water, or the test shows you do, we can give you a price quote on the properly sized water softener.

If you’re satisfied, we schedule a convenient time to come out and install and set up your new water softner.

What is a Dare to Compare Guarantee?

It is a guarantee that for 30 days after you purchase an EcoWater softener, if you find an equal or better softener (regarless of price) with the same technical performance specs, warranty, consumer protection etc. (for fairness of comparison), you will get your money back and keep the system free.

In less words, EcoWater is confident that they provide the best softener with the best guarantees, so you don’t have to worry about your purchase.

What is covered by the Warranty?

This depends on the model and features you get.

To keep it simple, it’s best just to ask us when you are choosing your softener.

How do I maintain my softener?

You’ll be able to monitor your softener’s usage and the salt levels via the mobile app. When the salt gets low the app will notify you. Then you just purchase softener salt and refill it.

If you prefer the less manual route, you can schedule a salt delivery with us. We’ll deliver the salt and fill your softener for you.

Frequency of salt refill really depends on your household’s water usage and the efficiency of the softener (EcoWater are extremely efficient). In an average household, a softener can go 2 to 4 months on a refill.

What happens if I need help with my softener?

Just give us a call, our direct number is here on this page and most of the pages of our site. You will reach a local technician who can answer your questions, or you will be able to schedule us to come out and help.

Why should I choose to work with you?

Because we care. Try and get that from an online retailer or a big box store.

We would be proud to be your trusted advisor and go-to for your water treatment needs, to keep you and your family healthy and happy.

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