Model WHES3T

30,000 Grain Dual Tank Water Softener

Featuring the latest in demand regeneration, this two-tank water softener is a smart choice for homeowners seeking efficiency and cost savings. Regenerating salt* and water only when needed, the technology built into this double-tank water softener cuts back on water and energy use — and cost. The WHES3T is designed to remove a high level of hardness — up to 95 gpg, making it a powerful system for homes located in particularly hard water areas. Connects to plumbing up to 1” in diameter.

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*For peak performance in your high-efficiency Whirlpool water softener, evaporated salt pellets or solar salt crystals with less than 1% impurities are recommended. It is not recommended to use any kind of block salt in Whirlpool water softeners. Learn more.

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30,000 Grain Dual Tank Water Softener Features

Demand Initiated Regeneration

Whirlpool® units monitor your softener’s water and salt usage so you don’t need to. This demand initiated twin-tank water softener allows you to save more on energy and water bills since it only regenerates when necessary.

Salt Saving Technology

The WHES3T provides soft water throughout your entire home while actively monitoring your salt levels. This sophisticated technology allows for efficient and cost-effective performance.

High Hardness Removal

This unit is rated to remove a maximum of 95 gpg of hardness in your water.

Iron Removal

This system performs a backwash cycle to clean itself and your water supply of excess non-ferrous (clear water) iron. Ferrous iron removal up to 8ppm.

Do-It-Yourself Installation

With the instructions included in the owner’s manual and the parts that come with your system, it’s easy to install the WHES3T on your own. All you’ll need are connectors and enough tubing to connect the softener to your plumbing, access to a 110V outlet and a drain. See the manual for more information on installation.

1 Year Full Parts and Labor Warranty* – WHES3T

This system is backed by a 1-year parts-and-labor warranty. The two tanks are backed by a 10-year warranty.

*Full parts and labor warranty may be extended up to 5 years with the use of Whirlpool Water Softener Cleanser (WHEC-WSC). Find more details on this warranty extension.



Product Dimensions

Tank 1: 11"
Tank 2: 18"
Tank 1: 11 1/2"
Tank 2: 18"
Tank 1: 48 3/4"
Tank 2: 39"
Dimensions are for planning purposes only.
For complete information, visit the Owner Center.

Electrical Requirements

110/120 Volts. AC. 24 Volt Transformer Included.

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Owner's Manual

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