1,000,000 Gallon Rhino Whole House Filter System

Long-lasting, high-performance water filtration for great-tasting, healthy water throughout your entire home for up to 1 million gallons or 10 years.

Add more performance to your system:

Premium Rhino Whole House Water Filter is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 486.
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Whole Health

Breathe Easy

with cleaner, healthier air. Chlorine and volatile organic chemicals (VOCs) can evaporate in shower steam, contaminating the air you breathe.

Tested and proven to remove
97% of Chlorine

Instantly improve your indoor air quality by filtering the water throughout your home.

Whole Health

Ultra Delicious

Get clean, great-tasting water from every tap in your home by removing 97% of chlorine in regular tap water. Also reduces other harmful contaminants including:

  • Heavy metals like lead and mercury
  • Organic chemicals like herbicides, pesticides and VOCs
  • Industrial solvents and more

Whole Health

Better Water Better Cooking

Top chefs know that using filtered water produces stronger flavors, quicker cooking times and all-around optimal results in the kitchen.

Whole Health

Healthier Skin and Hair

Reduce your body's exposure to harsh chlorine and synthetic chemicals that can cause damage and excessive drying.

Bathe yourself in Aquasana filtered water for noticeably healthier, more moisturized skin and hair.

Pure Performance

Smarter Design

Intelligently engineered to maximize potent filtration media for ultimate performance.

The Aquasana Rhino's unique upflow, dual tank design increases water contact time with contaminant grabbing media and prevents clogging or media channeling.

System tested and proven to remove 97% of chlorine for 1,000,000 gallons or 10 years.

Please see our Performance Data Sheet for complete test results.

Pure Performance

Innovative Technology

SCM salt-free softening technology naturally and safely reduces scale buildup on internal pipes and plumbing without the use of harsh salt or chemicals. Learn more about SCM technology » Compare the benefits of SimplySoft vs. Traditional Softeners »

Scale and corrosion without SCM protection can build up in your plumbing and appliances.

Protect your home and appliances with an Aquasana SimplySoft whole home solution.

Innovative Salt-Free Softening Technology

Scale Control Media uses water flow to naturally alter the structure of hard mineral ions into a crystal structure that prevents the minerals from binding and forming scale buildup. SCM salt-free softening is proven to reduce scale on internal pipes and plumbing. Unlike salt based softeners, Aquasana SimplySoft will not demineralize your water, harm your pipes with harsh salt, or put excessive amounts of sodium waste into our communal water supply.

Rhino Softening Technology

Pure Performance

Optional
UV Sterilight Filtration

Worried about boil warnings because bacteria and chlorine resistant cysts are making your water non-potable? Get total home protection to safeguard against bacteria and viruses that may be present in your water.

Powerful UV filtration kills 99.99% of viruses, bacteria like E. coli, and chlorine resistant cysts like cryptosporidium and giardia.

Pure Performance

Optional
Pro Grade Install Kit

Upgraded components to make your system professional grade.

Brass fittings Easier to install and maintain over time.

Sub-micron post-filter Provides added protection from organic particles and microscopic cysts.

20” Pre-filter Lasts 2x longer than the standard 10” pre-filter

bend supports & shut-off valves for a bypass loop for easier filter changes *PEX tubing not included

Base install kit for EQ-1000 includes: plastic fittings and a 20” pre-filter. Does not include brass fittings, sub-micron post-filter or bend supports and shut-off valves for by-pass loop.

How It Works

Superior
Filtration

Our one million gallon whole house water filter system is comprised of carefully sequenced stages, each with its own unique formula of high-potency, contaminant-grabbing media and filtration.

Easy to install, replace & maintain.

Does not require backflushing or drainage lines.

* Optional

Sediment Pre-filter

catches rust, sediment and silt.

Salt-free Softener*

prevents minerals from binding and forming scale build-up.

Copper-Zinc & Mineral Stone

reduces chlorine, water soluble heavy metals, and scale and inhibits bacteria and algae growth.

Activated Carbon Filter

reduces herbicides, pesticides and other chemical compounds that may be present.

Sub-micron post-filter*

reduces any remaining sediment and organic particles down to 0.35 microns.

UV
filter*

further protects against bacteria and viruses that could be present in your water.

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Product Information

Specifications Base Unit SimplySoft UV
Length: Please see chart on right
Height: 46" 46" 15"
Diameter: 9" 9" 4"
Flow Rate (GPM): 7.0 7.0 7.0
Capacity (years): 10 6 1
Capacity (gallons) 1,000,000
10" Pre-filter lasts 1—3 months, 20" Pre-filter lasts 2—3 months
Rhino 27 inches wide
Pro Rhino 44 inches wide
Rhino + Softener 37 inches wide
Pro Rhino + Softener 54 inches wide
Rhino + UV 49 inches wide
Pro Rhino + UV 59 inches wide
Rhino + UV + Softener 59 inches wide
Pro Rhino + UV + Softener 69 inches wide

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Read the Reviews

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Quality of water is excellent and great price We immediately noticed the difference in the quality of the water. The water taste a lot better than city water. No more after taste and water is so soft. Fast delivery. Instruction manual is very clear and easy to understand. However it will need a lot of time to get it installed depending on how it will be setup. But it is very easy to put them all together.
Date published: 2018-10-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent systey Enjoying system able to change filters to assure good water
Date published: 2018-10-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent Water is much better with the premium Rhino filtration system. Hesitant to replace the first filter, but it was much easier than we thought. We are very pleased with this system.
Date published: 2018-10-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from researched for years i've had many kinds of salt softens and yes, they work better but i hate the result of the massive amount of salt it takes to truly soften water. aquasana works well as a water conditioner and it does a fair job at soften the water. however that is NOT why i purchased aquasana over the other competitors. the water filter itself is amazing. i have had 3 other competitor units installed and the end result is that i much prefer aquasana. i researched the 1M gallon unit with the works and after 2 years, i drop the $3k to buy and install the unit. it is exactly what I was hoping for. i have a family of 6 and it works perfectly. all my kids LOVE the cleanness of the water, absolutely no order, tested zero chlorine and fluoride is next to zero. very impressive. i can't say enough to how much i love this unit. i recommend to everyone! wait for the coupons as i have seen deals up to 50% off sticker price.
Date published: 2018-10-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wow So far so good, installation was a breeze. What a difference it made. I would recommend it to anyone
Date published: 2018-09-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from It does the job We installed the filter and softener tanks system from Aquasana for the whole house, and right from the start the water coming out of the faucets for regular use seemed to feel lighter/cleaner. Just to double check myself I had a friend test a sample of filter and non filter without him knowing what I was expecting and he confirmed my initial results. Not having to buy more bottler water, take home and store plus dealing with the empty battles is another big plus. I feel the water we now drink is double filtered since besides going thru the whole house Aquasana system, the fridge has another filter and that is the source of drinking water for our family. We still have a light limescale issue in the house; but I also understand we live in an area where the city water has a very high concentration of minerals (hard water). We are really happy with the Aquasana system and we are glad we got it installed. I would recommend to anyone.
Date published: 2018-09-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Outstanding Swiss Water Quality I installed a Rhino Whole House Water Filter with UV in our 2nd home in the Philippines where the water quality is poor and tap water is not suitable for drinking. Until the Rhino installation was finished we bought filtered water from a local water filling station, common in the Philippines for supplying drinking water. After drinking just one glass of water from the Rhino system I could taste the difference compared to the filtered water from the local drinking water filling station. The water from the Rhino system is water quality you can taste and is as good if not better than the quality of water we have in our home in Switzerland.
Date published: 2018-07-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very Happy with our Filtration System I can feel the difference in the water when I shower. We used to have a sink top filter in the kitchen and a shower filter now we have the whole house with water oftener and UV filter. I love that I can fill up a glass in the bathroom and drink the water. I also love the fact that the ice maker now makes ice from filtered water. My pool is also filled with filtered water which will reduce scale and I can swim without worry.
Date published: 2018-06-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Absolutely outstanding Chlorine was the main reason I bought this and from day one- no smell and no red rash on skin and no burning eyes in the shower. We have a two story home with eight people and water pressure stayed the same! Was not expecting that.
Date published: 2018-06-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing It has been several months since we installed our house water filter. My skin isn't as dry as much. I use to use lotion all the time. I rarely do these days. I'm so thrilled to have peace of mind. We did manage to buy this on sale. Courtney was great. We hired a plumber and he installed it in about 4 hours. He did a great job.
Date published: 2018-06-01
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Aquasana FAQs

  1. What is the difference between city water and well water?

    City water is pre-treated to make sure it is free of bacteria, viruses and common contamination sources. City water is regulated so that the contaminants regulated by the EPA fall within or below EPA guidelines. Well water is untreated water from an underground aquifer that is pumped into a house. Well water may contain higher than average levels of iron or sulfur, or other contaminants.

  2. Why are whole house water filters considered point of entry systems?

    The filtration system is installed at the point where the main water supply enters the home, delivering filtered water to all subsequent outlets.

  3. What is hard water?

    Hard water contains a higher than average amount of dissolved minerals (primarily calcium and magnesium), and a higher concentration of multivalent cations (Ca2+ and Mg2+). Hard water is mostly a nuisance as these dissolved minerals can clump together to produce scale, which can harm your internal pipes, plumbing, and home appliances.

  4. Does having hard water mean it is contaminated?

    No, hard water is more of a nuisance than a health issue, and is not considered contaminated. Most water sources in the USA are considered hard. Is hard water safe to drink? Yes, hard water is healthy enough to drink.

  5. What is soft water?

    The most recognizable trait of "soft" water is how much more soap lathers, as opposed to hard water, in which soap lathers less due to the higher concentration of minerals. Water softeners reduce the negative effects of dissolved minerals in water that can clump together and produce scale buildup.

  6. Does having soft water mean it is clean water?

    Soft water does not mean clean water. Your water can be soft and still have contaminants present in the water. Is it safe to drink? Yes, soft water is considered potable as long as the water has not passed through a sodium-based water softener. Drinking water from a sodium-based softener increased your daily intake of sodium, which can lead to health problems in sodium-sensitive individuals.

  7. What is a salt-based water softener?

    A salt-based water softener is a system designed to remove/reduce calcium and magnesium from the water by exchanging it with sodium. This is done through an ion exchange resin that alters the molecular structure of the calcium and magnesium from a divalent ion to a univalent ion, making the water "softer." Do softeners reduce chemical contamination? Softeners do not remove chemical contamination themselves, but softeners sometimes have a carbon filter working in conjunction with the softener to treat contamination.

  8. What type of filtration media do you use in the top tank of the EQ-600 and EQ-1000?

    The top tank contains a KDF-55 medium (A mixture of 55% copper and 45% zinc mineral alloy) for the reduction of chlorine and certain heavy metals, as well as a crushed mineral filter stone to enhance the water's pH and control scale on internal plumbing. Both media are bacteriostatic, which means they prohibit bacteria and algae from growing or developing within the system.

  9. What type of filtration media do you use in the top tank of the EQ-WELL-UV?

    The EQ-WELL-UV top tank contains a KDF-85 medium (A mixture of 85% copper and 15% zinc mineral alloy) for the reduction of hydrogen sulfide and heavy metals like iron, as well as a crushed mineral filter stone to enhance the water's pH and control scale on internal plumbing. Both media are bacteriostatic, which means they prohibit bacteria and algae from growing or developing within the system.

  10. What is KDF?

    KDF stands for kinetic degradation fluxion, which is a redox filtration medium. KDF uses a unique combination of copper and zinc that creates an electrochemical reaction. During this reaction, electrons are transferred between molecules, creating new, harmless molecules and compounds. Free chlorine, for instance, is changed into benign, water-soluble chloride, which is then carried harmlessly through the water supply. Similarly, some heavy metals* such as copper*, lead*, mercury* and others, cling to the medium's surface, thus being effectively removed from the water supply.

  11. What type of media is used in the bottom tank of the EQ-600 and EQ-1000?

    The bottom tank contains a carbonized coconut shell medium that reduces synthetic chemicals and VOCs.

  12. What type of media is used in the bottom tank of the EQ-WELL-UV?

    The EQ-WELL-UV bottom tank contains a carbonized coconut shell & catalytic medium that reduces synthetic chemicals, hydrogen sulfide gasses and VOCs.

  13. What percentage of chlorine do Aquasana Whole Home Systems remove and for how long?

    The EQ-600 is certified by NSF International to reduce >97% of chlorine for 600,000 gallons or 6 years. The EQ-1000 is also tested to reduce chlorine by >97% for 1,000,000 or 10 years.

  14. Do any of your whole house filters remove calcium?

    Our whole house filters do not remove calcium. To reduce calcium or other hard mineral buildup, we offer whole house filter + salt-free softener combo systems.

  15. What is the flow rate of aquasana whole house filter systems?

    All Aquasana Whole House Systems perform at 7 gallons per minute (gpm).

  16. Will I experience a drop in water pressure after installing the whole house filter?

    As long as your home is less than 3500 sq. ft. and you have 3-1/2 bathrooms or fewer, you should not experience any noticeable drops in pressure. If you have a larger home, we can build a custom system to deal with the typical water capacity of your home.

  17. What is chloramine, and do your whole house filters remove it?

    Chloramine is a disinfection agent comprised of chlorine + ammonia used as an alternative to chlorine in some city water treatment facilities. They use chloramines for two big reasons: (1) chloramine is less reactive, so it does not create as many disinfection by-products as chlorine, and (2) chloramine is more persistent, and remains in the treated water through the distribution network all the way to the taps in the homes the treatment facility serves. For customers with chloramine in their water, we offer the EQ-400. The EQ-400 features upgraded catalytic activated carbon media , which has a higher surface point and is able to handle the aggressiveness of the chloramine for a longer period of time than the standard coconut shell carbon used in the standard whole house systems. The EQ-400 is available for purchase by calling the Aquasana Water Specialists at 866-662-6885.

  18. Do the whole house systems remove bacteria or viruses?

    Our EQ-WELL-UV Well Water Whole House Filter comes standard with the Aquasana Sterilight UV Filter specifically designed to kill bacteria and viruses. For our city water whole house systems (EQ-600 and EQ-1000) that do not come standard with the UV filter, we offer the Sterilight UV Filter as an add-on item that easily attaches to any of our whole house filter systems.

  19. Do I need a licensed plumber to install the whole house filter?

    Yes, Aquasana recommends you have a licensed plumber install the system for you, to ensure that the system is installed properly. Since most licensed plumbers carry insurance to cover any damages caused by an installation error, having a licensed plumber install the system for you will give you the security that the work was done properly and that the installation is backed up by the plumbing company's insurance plan. Not having the system installed by a licensed plumber will void the warranty of all our whole house filter systems.

  20. Is UV effective against protozoa such as Cryptosporidium and Giardia lamblia?

    Yes, as a result of recent findings by academic researchers, it has now been proven that UV is the best available technology to treat these protozoan cysts. In addition, the dose levels required to inactivate these cysts are actually quite low: less than 10 mJ/cm2 for 99.9% reduction of both Cryptosporidium parvum and Giardia lamblia.

  21. Why do I need to disinfect my water supply?

    Disinfection is recommended for all water supplies that are not protected by a municipal water source. Unfortunately, due to the uncertainties that exist with our current water supplies, we can no longer rely on the fact that our water supplies "may be safe". By providing your own disinfection, you are taking the responsibility of ensuring the safety of your water supply for you and your family.

  22. Does UV remove E. coli?

    Yes, E. coli requires a UV dose of between 6 to 10 mJ/cm2 to achieve a 4-log (99.99%) disinfection. This is well within the capabilities of our UV systems which actually deliver a minimum of 30 mJ/cm2.

  23. Is UV 100% effective?

    UV disinfection typically offers a 4-log reduction (99.99%) for both bacteria and most viruses. UV is more effective than chemical disinfection processes at destroying a wide range of viruses.

  24. Do I need to disinfect my municipal water supply?

    Our municipalities work very hard to provide safe, disinfected water for their customers. This is quite evident when you consider the difficulties involved in providing safe drinking water through a vast distribution network. If you use water that comes from a municipal water supply and wish to provide your family with added "peace of mind", then we believe a UV system acts as an inexpensive insurance policy against the possibility of drinking bacteriologically contaminated water.

  25. How much does it cost to operate UV systems?

    UV systems are extremely economical to operate. A typical 10 gpm whole house UV system operates on the same power requirements as a 40 watt light bulb!

  26. Will UV change the taste of my water?

    No, UV is a physical disinfection process. It does not change the taste or odor of the water. It simply provides safe, reliable disinfection and adds nothing to the water.

  27. Should I shut my UV system off when I am not using it?

    No, the UV system should be left on whether you are using the water or not. The lamps age regardless of the amount of water drawn through the system. By leaving the unit on, you will eliminate the potential problem of having contamination pass through the system while the unit is off. However, if water is drained from your disinfection system (e.g. winterizing), your UV system must be switched off.

  28. What are the annual maintenance requirements?

    UV lamps have a useful life of approximately 9000 hours which means that the lamps require annual replacement. The UV light may offer illumination beyond 1 year, however there will not be enough UV energy to provide adequate disinfection. Proper maintenance of any pre-treatment is also required. The sleeve should be cleaned at least once a year.

  29. Do I need to consider the quality of my water prior to the UV?

    Yes, our UV filter is designed for water that has already been filtered through a home filtration system and not as a standalone unit. For UV to be effective, it is recommended that the influent water contain the following:
    • Iron < 0.3 ppm (0.3 mg/L) • Manganese < 0.05 ppm (0.05 mg/L) • Hardness < 7gpg
    • Tannins < 0.1 ppm (0.1 mg/L) • Turbidity < 1NTU • UV transmittance > 75%

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User Q & A

What does the whole house filter, filter out besides chlorine?

Asked by: Bette
In addition, to reducing over 97% of chlorine in regular tap water the Whole Home System reduces other harmful contaminants including: Heavy metals like lead and mercury Organic chemicals like herbicides, pesticides and VOCs Industrial solvents and more
Answered by: Aquasana Service Team
Date published: 2018-10-13

Is there a certain square footage of house that this won&rsquo;t work for? Also do you offer installation? And how to we make sure we have the correct connection/plumbing for your solution?

Asked by: Tyler Bland
We offer systems for every size of a home. Homes over 3500 sq ft will require a manifold system depending on the number of bathrooms, square footage, stories, etc. We are the manufacturer and distributor but we do not have installation technicians in the field. We do work with a network of plumbers across the US who are familiar with and/or certified to install our systems. Please contact a home specialist to learn more about installation, and installers in your area. We can be reached at 866.662.6885.
Answered by: Aquasana Service Team
Date published: 2018-10-13

if I buy the whole house filter, will it be the same quality of water as the reverse osmosis on my sink or will I need to keep the R. O. system also

Asked by: tire
We do not currently offer a whole home reverse osmosis system. Chromium reduction requires Reverse Osmosis filtration, and RO filtration produces at the very least- 3 gallons of wastewater for every 1 gallon of filtered water. Because of this, we do not feel that it is worth the waste to develop and sell a product that would essentially triple your water bill. We do have an under counter RO system so that you can filter Chromium-6 from your drinking water. Our OptimH20 removes 95% of fluoride plus 87 additional contaminants including lead, mercury, asbestos, pharmaceuticals, pesticides, herbicides, and more. Feel free to check out our RO system here: https://www.aquasana.com/drinking-water-filter-systems/reverse-osmosis-claryum Many of our customers combine the two systems.
Answered by: Aquasana Service Team
Date published: 2018-10-03

Is the rhino nsf certified? Looking for lead removal and chemicals&nbsp;

Asked by: Cindy L
All of our drinking systems are NSF certified P475 for the reduction of PFOA and PFOS (PFC). While the Whole House systems contain the same media as our NSF certified drinking systems, which remove over 75 contaminants, the Whole Home systems are not certified. However, it will remove the contaminant. Because the filtered water must then go through your pipes, we cannot guarantee that contaminants are not in your pipes and being picked up after going through the system. With the drinking systems being point-of-use with our faucets and tubing, we can guarantee the contaminant is removed. To check our drinking system's contaminant removal, please visit http://cdn.aquasana.com/assets/AQ-5300_Performance_Data.pdf
Answered by: Aquasana Service Team
Date published: 2018-10-03

Does the whole house filtration system I increase the PH of the water?

Asked by: Curious
The Whole Home systems may or may not alter the pH level of your water slightly. Unfortunately, we cannot guarantee it as everyone's water is different with different pH levels.
Answered by: Aquasana Service Team
Date published: 2018-10-03

Where would it be installed

Asked by: Cynthia Hickson
Whole home systems are generally installed at the water point of entry into the home before the water heater. However, it may be installed anywhere prior to the water heating unit.
Answered by: Aquasana Service Team
Date published: 2018-10-03

Where can I find stats on lead removal, using the Rhino whole house filter?

Asked by: DCKear
While the Whole House systems contain the same media as our NSF certified drinking systems, which are certified to remove over 99% of lead, the Whole Home systems are not certified. However, it will remove the contaminant. Because the filtered water must then go through your pipes, we cannot guarantee that contaminants are not in your pipes and being picked up after going through the system. With the drinking systems being point of use with our faucets and tubing, we can guarantee the contaminant is removed.
Answered by: Aquasana Service Team
Date published: 2018-10-03

I have the 1,000,000 gal filter and descaling system with the pro install filter kit. It was installed by a licensed plumber 1 year ago. Why does my water pressure drop when merely flushing a toilet. &nbsp;Is there a way to check the filter canisters for clogg

Asked by: Ken the Homeowner
It may be the size of your home. Our single Whole Home systems are designed for homes up to 3500 sq. ft with up to 3.5 bathrooms. If your home is larger, you may need a manifold system. If your home is not larger and you are experiencing a pressure drop, please contact our Service Department at 866.662.6885.
Answered by: Aquasana Service Team
Date published: 2018-10-03
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