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Water You Love! – 12 Months, No Interest, No Payments!

For a limited time you can get the Culligan Water You Love with 12 months of ZERO Interest & ZERO Payments! That’s a Culligan Smart HE Water Softener & Aquasential Smart RO! Plus, get FREE install! Act fast, this offer won’t last forever!
Limited time offer. See dealer for details.

Rent A System For $9.95/mo. for First 3 Months!

Introductory offer. Brand new accounts only. Standard rates apply after 3 month trial period.

What’s In Your Water?

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Why Culligan?

  • No third-party installation. No big box retailers. Full-Service high-quality water
  • Customized to fit YOUR water needs. Your neighbor’s home, your parents’ home across town — their home water situation may be very different from yours. Culligan works for your tap, your family, your home
  • Security: Limited 20 year warranty, No shipping damage worries, no restocking fees!

The Proof

Why Do Santa Barbara
Homeowners LOVE Us?

Sean F.
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I’ve used Culligan since they purchased Central Coast Water in Santa Barbara, almost ten years ago. Continued with them in Santa Barbara, and now in Fresno. I’ve always had a positive experience with them, and water delivery is just one luxury I will always indulge in. Consistent delivery, water taste is consistent as well. When you call them their customer service is local and always friendly. I had issues with my gated apartment complex (they didn’t have a gate code set up to give Culligan so they could enter). Culligan accommodated me and delivered to my work.

Travis S.
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Culligan water of Santa Barbara was awesome to work with. They listened to my needs and concerns and helped me purchase a water softener package that was best for my home and family. There customer service is top notch and everyone I worked with was great. The installation was very professional and quick. I would highly recommend them for your water needs.

Mike J.
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Culligan has a very customer oriented staff whose goal is too keep you happy with their products and services. I recently needed to have my water softener tank re-located and Andy from Culligan managed the logistics and move. He was professional, courteous, knowledgeable and did an excellent job.


Forever Chemicals In Santa Barbara Drinking Water

Polyfluorinated alkyl substances (PFAS), also known as ‘Forever Chemicals’ have been found in the tap water of various locations across the United States, including parts of California, there’s a valid concern about potential exposure and its long-term effects on public health. Monitoring and managing PFAS contamination in water sources is crucial to ensure the safety and well-being of the community.

PFAS are persistent chemicals that can accumulate in the human body over time through exposure to contaminated water, food, or air. These substances have been linked to various health issues, including liver damage, immune system disruption, thyroid disorders, and an increased risk of certain cancers.

Commercial & Industrial

Are You Losing Operational Costs Because Of Poor Water Quality or Treatment Equipment?

Culligan Santa Barbara C&I has boots on the ground everywhere for local service. We provide quick service – from install to maintenance, reducing downtime and ensuring efficiency.

  • Deionization
  • Industrial Softening
  • Large Scale Filtration/RO
  • Pre-Treatment
  • Storage/Distribution
  • Reclamation/Re-Use

Water Problems?

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The Best Water Softeners and Water Filters in Santa Barbara.

With this combination of water resources, Santa Barbara water quality often faces our share of water filtration and treatment issues:

Surface water, like rivers and snow melt, absorb contaminants that can be harmful for consumption as well as annoying around the home. Most of these contaminants include naturally occurring bio materials and minerals. This means water quality can worsen seasonally when warming temperatures contribute to algal blooms, or heighten water sensitivity to microorganism growth.

Ground water presents its own treatment challenges and filtration issues, so Santa Barbara residents with primarily ground water service may see different water problems than those using water from Santa Barbara’s surface water sources. Most often, these manifest as hard water problems which cause buildup on faucets and fixtures, and can be hard on appliances and plumbing.

High quality water does more than just taste great — from helping you stay more hydrated and healthy at home, to helping appliances, plumbing, and more stand the test of time — you’ll notice the better water difference right away.

Santa Barbara is fortunate enough to be able to rely on locally-sourced water — that means we don’t have to use the State Water Project to import or supplement water for the city and surrounding area. But even with these local water sources, there are plenty of ways water can, and often does, go wrong before it even gets to your tap.

Water Quality in Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara drinking water comes from one of three sources: Lake Casitas, the Santa Barbara River, and local groundwater wells. This means that depending on where you live in the area, whether it’s Simi Valley, Santa Barbara, Camarillo, or anywhere else in Santa Barbara County, the water you drink and use at home comes from one of those three sources.

Surface water (water that comes from places like lakes and rivers — in our case Lake Casitas and the Santa Barbara River) can have a lot to recommend it, however when it does experience issues, they can be obvious and tricky to treat. One of the most common Santa Barbara water problems — smelly water or water that tastes unpleasant — is generally the result of surface water that’s been impacted by added biomaterial or other types of chemical or agricultural contamination. 

If you’re in a region of Santa Barbara County serviced by one of the groundwater wells, you may experience water problems differently than your neighbors with surface water. For example, the most common water complaints from groundwater are the result of hard water (or water with high levels of dissolved minerals).  You can likely tell if you have well water if you’re noticing white buildup around your sinks and fixtures, rust-colored staining on sinks and tubs, or if your water has a metallic aftertaste or chemical smell. 

Water Filtration Solutions

The right solution for your water needs often depends on what’s in your water specifically. That’s why we’re here — to test, evaluate, and help you plan for the best quality water in your home on your budget. Whether that’s a drinking water system, a whole home water softener, or something else, we’ll customize a solution that’s right for you.