Premium Whole House Water Filter System

1-3 Bathrooms

Pelican Model PC600
Capacity 600,000 Gallons
Warranty Limited Lifetime
Suggested Retail Price $1,956.00
SALE PRICE $978.00 $831.30*

Item in-stock.

4-6 Bathrooms

Pelican Model PC1000
Capacity 1,000,000 Gallons
Warranty Limited Lifetime
Suggested Retail Price $2,574.00
SALE PRICE $1,287.00 $1,093.95

Item in-stock.

Pelican Carbon Series Whole House Water Filter System is a low-maintenance, easy to install system. It is the ultimate whole house water filtration system - no other system with a limited lifetime warranty addresses as many chemicals as this Pelican Water product! Highlights of using this product include:

  • Certified Performance - Removes 97% Chlorine up to 1.301mil Gallons
  • Softer skin and hair
  • Great tasting coffee and tea
  • Better than bottled water from EVERY tap in your home
  • Does NOT waste water
  • Requires NO electricity
  • Easy installation (inside or outside)
  • No drain required
  • 90-day satisfaction guarantee
  • 5 year performance guarantee
  • Limited lifetime warranty on tank and parts

Water is not always as pure as it appears. Multiple contaminants can travel into your home and your body in a glass of supposedly clean tap water. Chlorine, chloramine, and other water purification byproducts are common contaminants.

Pelican Water's Premium Whole House Water Filter helps remove such threats. Our deluxe, high-capacity filtration system is virtually maintenance-free, and easily installed in any home. With the ability to filter 600,000 to 1,000,000 gallons over water over five years, the Premium water filtration system offers a great value for a whole house water filtering system.

Pelican Waters Premium Whole House Water Filter is a deluxe, high-capacity, virtually maintenance-free system that is easily installed in any home. It has a 600,000-1,000,000-gallon, 5-year capacity, which offers a great value for a whole house water filtering system.

Reasons to Choose Pelican Water
Why choose the Premium Whole House Water Filter over other home water filtration systems? Quality, convenience, and cost. The system's large diameter tank holds a high level of carbon media, increasing the filter's performance and lifespan, while the replacement cost is a fraction of the cost of our competitors.

Ease of maintenance is built right into our home water filtration system. While water filtration systems require the replacement of the entire tank when the time comes to replace the system's filter, all you need to do with a Pelican Water filtration system is replace the media, with no need to call (and pay for) a plumber.

Don't Be A Filter, Buy A FilterTM
Are You Drinking Chlorine?

Better than bottled water from every tap

Wrapped in premium stainless steel

Water Filter and Water Softener Alternative
Upgrade to a spa-like experience with our combo system!
If you are interested in water softening alternative along with whole house filtration
you may want to consider the Pelican Premium Filter & Softener Combo Series. Learn more

System Includes back to top

Prefilter / Mounting Bracket
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Carbon Series System
More Info
Bypass Valve / Fittings
More Info
Owner's Manual
View Manual
Money Back Guarantee Best Warranty

"Installation was easy. Pelican provided me with everything I needed to get the job done!"

Damaging effects of chlorine in your water back to top

Are you drinking chlorinated water?
Chlorine is a disinfectant used to kill bacteria, viruses, and protozoans often found in the sources of drinking water. While highly effective as a disinfectant, chlorine is technically a poison. Tap water may also contain chloramine, a chemical related to both chlorine and ammonia. The carbon media in a home water filtration system removes both chlorine and chloramine from your water supply.

Chlorinated water vs. filtered water
The main function of carbon filters is to remove the bad taste and smell from the drinking water. Carbon filters do not require a lot of maintenance, and with proper sediment filter changes and media changes, can provide the best tasting water. With improved taste, the filters also remove odor providing you with fresh tasting drinking water. They provide an excellent value for your money and definitely a better choice then bottled water.

Chlorine gives water a foul taste that is transmitted to coffee, tea, and any food prepared using water. Once you compare the taste of a hot drink made with filtered water to unfiltered, you realize just how much chlorinated water affects your enjoyment of food and drink. The difference is so striking high-end restaurants, chefs, and coffee houses use filtered water to provide the best possible taste for their products.

Cooking with chlorinated water
If you've ever cooked pasta in filtered water or made coffee or tea using filtered water you can definitely tell the difference. Chlorine is a chemical that is adsorbed into your foods and make your sauces and hot drinks taste foul. All of the top restaurants, chefs and even coffee houses use filtered water now so they can produce a quality product every time.

Showering with chlorinated water
Swimming in chlorinated pools can leave your hair limp and your skin dry and itchy thanks to the high amount of chlorine used to disinfect the water. Over time, chlorine in shower water produces the same effect.

Chlorine strips hair of the natural oils it needs for shine and body, leaving hair lifeless and brittle. You may find yourself using more conditioner to combat the effects of chlorine or notice that color treatments fade faster (chlorine is, after all, a type of bleach).

Chlorine damages your skin as well. A shower.s heat and steam encourages skin pores to open up. Chlorine then enters the skin through the pores, resulting in itch, dry skin or even allergic rashes.

Pelican Water's home water filtration system removes chlorine from tap water before it reaches your shower, freeing you from the damaging effects of chlorine.

If you need to eliminate the negative effects of hard water minerals while filtering your water of chlorine and other chemicals, then the low maintenance Pelican Combo home water filtration system and water softener alternative is your answer.

Award Winning Products and Services back to top

Our goal is to create excellent products and combine them with great, knowledgeable customer service. Find out what our satisfied customers have to say by reading our customer reviews. Click here!

"We bought our filter in February 2012. It was easy to install and has worked flawlessly. Now, our water tastes great right from the tap and there is no more scale buildup in our shower! One unexpected benefit is that my wife, who has suffered from almost daily migraines for over twenty years, now has very few headaches; they stopped within a few days of installation. Pelican has been a miracle for us! Thank you!"

David L. - Peoria, AZ

"We are delighted with our Pelican water system. My skin feels smoother, my teeth are whiter, the clothes and dishes are cleaner, and we can have a drink of pure water from any faucet in the house. The set up went smoothly too. The carbon dust didn't really accumulate in the toilets after the first night. I didn't clean the tanks until about a month later as there wasn't any problem. For us, it is part of our living a healthier lifestyle."

Bette - Clarendon Hills

"My parents water was so awful. It had a bad smell as well as taste, but with this filter system they can now drink and cook with their own tap water. Thank you Pelican Water Systems."

Becky T. - Dillwyn, VA

Accolades back to top

Newport Green Home Whole House Water Filter

Pelican Water Systems is proud to be a Platinum sponsor for the Newport Green Home, located in Orange County.s prestigious Corona Del Mar in Newport Beach, CA. A custom single-family residence of approximately 4,211 square feet, the Newport Green Home is a LEED® for Homes registered project aiming for Platinum certification. Homeowners Wayne and Shannon chose the Pelican Water Systems Premium home water filtration system as the perfect match for their .Go Green. initiative.

Pelican Water & Organic Spa Magazine Whole House Water Filter

Organic Spa Magazine published leading edge content on health and wellness, natural beauty and skincare, eco-fashion, green design, travel, artisanal food and drink and much more. This month Pelican Water is proud to grace the magazine.s pages with an ad for out Whole Home Water Filtration and Water Softener Alternative with salt-free technology combo system. We feel Organic Spa Magazine and Pelican Water Systems make a natural fit and look forward to a long and healthy partnership.

Healthy Mom & Baby Features Pelican Water.s Combo System Whole House Water Filter

It's increasingly difficult to protect children from the chemicals and additives used to disinfect drinking water. Recognizing this, Healthy Mom & Baby magazine chose Pelican Water's Premium Home Filtration System as one of their parent-preferred baby items. We're proud to help protect the next generation!

Request a Brochure back to top

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For your convenience, the videos on this DVD are also available online. If you would like immediate information on the benefits of installing a premium Pelican System, please watch these videos online.

Water Filter Videos

Recommendations back to top

If you have Multi-Headed Body Sprayers in your shower you may need a high flow system to accommodate the high volume of water needed to operate the shower system. Since the flow rate on each type of system can vary, please contact sales at 1-877-842-1635 or email us to ensure the proper system is sized for your needs

Water Filter and Water Softener Alternative
Upgrade to a spa-like experience with our combo system!
If you are interested in water softening alternatives with salt-free technology along with whole house filtration
you may want to consider the Pelican Premium Filter & Softener Combo Series. Learn more

If you have a tankless hot water heater we recommend a 10 Micron Hot Water Post-Filter System to be installed just after the water heater.
If you get red or orange staining (rust color) from your water, you may be interested in our Pelican WF6 Complete Water System to reduce your hard water scale and solve your staining issues with no salt!
If you are on a well and have a rotten egg smell, you will want to look at our Chlorine Injection Systems for Sulfur.

Disclaimer: The information on this website has not been reviewed by the FDA. Products offered for sale herein are not intended to treat, cure or prevent any disease or health condition. No medical claims are being made or implied.

Pelican PC600 Whole House Water Filter is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 209.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Tasty water My husband was able to successfully install our Pelican whole house filter, thanks to the videos. We recently moved into a house with well water, and it did not taste good at all. We could immediately taste the difference. Plus, now I feel peace of mind using it to cook, and knowing our young children are safer consuming as well as bathing in the filtered water. I also love how my skin feels after bathing now too!
Date published: 2021-05-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Pelican water systems Love it. Can't say enough about it. Easy to install.
Date published: 2021-04-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from PC600 kit Shipped fast but was missing the hose filler to prime the cylinder. After notifying them of the missing piece they shipped it next day. So far system is working well.
Date published: 2021-04-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great to be able to drink tap water again Early to really judge. Based so far, its good. We enjoy the change in water taste. The one thing I would say is there should be 2 hose attachments, not 1. I ordered a second, so was delayed in my install. Without the second, I would need to let the water flood my floor when I'm flushing it out.
Date published: 2021-04-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from No more cat pee smell in our water! We have been extremely pleased with the ability of the PC1000 to filter our municipal tap water. Our local water utility normally uses chloramines to treat our water but temporarily switched to chlorine only during March. We immediately noticed a significant chlorine smell when running water from a tap, especially when showering. It almost had an ammonia/cat pee smell to it. Already fed up with the hazards of chloramine byproducts we researched in earnest whole house filters. We selected the PC1000 based on features, price and longevity. It has the ability to filter both chlorine and chloramines, the price is below competitor products for chloramine filtering, and it will last over twice as long up to a 1M gallons. Customer support has been stellar, replacing our initial filter that was damaged by the shipping company, and providing answers to numerous questions along the way. We did the self-install and the process was very smooth with the online videos being very helpful as they provide additional tips not present in the provided manual. Besides recommending the product be packaged better to avoid damage in shipping, so far we have no complaints about the performance and look forward to having clean healthy water for a long time!
Date published: 2021-04-06
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Easy to install My name is Duke Woodrick, and I purchased two PC1000 Whole House Water Filter systems on Wednesday, March 17, 2021. UPS delivered the two systems to my address on Friday, March 27, 2021. I hired a plumber to install the two systems (one at my house and the other at my Daughter’s townhouse). We filled the two tanks with water according to the instruction manual. Then we moved the two tanks to another location to wait out the 48 hours for the carbon inside the tanks to soak. That’s when we noticed the two systems were different in size (one a ½ an inch taller than the other). The outer chrome shell or casing is loose on the taller of the two, not attached to the bottom black boot or the In/Out valve assembly. There didn’t seem to be any leakage, so I decided to use it rather than sending it back. Other than the tank and casing not correctly assembled, the system was easy to put together. Note: Obvious, this system was not well inspected before it left your property. Duke
Date published: 2021-04-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Simple but Efficient Installed it myself and it was simple and easy to install
Date published: 2021-03-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Taking care of a water quality problem. Taste and smell cleared up in two days. It was easy to order and the unit arrived when it was supposed to.
Date published: 2021-03-26
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Hi, does this include installation and maintenance? 

Asked by: Michel
This price is just for the product.
Answered by: Pelican Water
Date published: 2020-11-08

Do your whole house systems filter out fluoride?

Asked by: Peggy
No this will not, please visit our Fluoride filters page to see which options we have to remove that.
Answered by: Pelican Water
Date published: 2020-09-01

Do the carbon media filters reduce arsenic and fluoride?

Asked by: Nemanic
Heavy metals require a membrane or ion exchange to remove. We recommend looking at an RO system for your drinking water to eliminate Arsenic and Fluoride.
Answered by: Pelican Water
Date published: 2020-09-01

Does this filter system need to be installed in combination with a water softener?

Asked by: jesus
Only if you are concerned with addressing hard water issues as well. Otherwise if all you need is filtration then you dont need to add a softener to this.
Answered by: Pelican Water
Date published: 2020-09-01

Do you still need a water softener with this product?

Asked by: darts68
Since this is a whole house water filter, if you want water softening as well, you would have to add a water softener to this.
Answered by: Pelican Water
Date published: 2020-09-01

Is the PC1000 filter includes SALT WATER filter? It is helpful to add a UV fliter to avoid bacterias?

Asked by: javier2020
This is a filter only, it does not include a water softener.
Answered by: Pelican Water
Date published: 2020-08-12

Can I install it in my apartment and will it help me stop wanting to itch my skin off when I get out of the shower. We coat in lotion and that still don’t stop the Itching. showers are miserable  

Asked by: Jason T
This is meant for a home, not an apartment. We do have shower filter systems which can help reduce chlorine if that is the cause for the issue you are having.
Answered by: Pelican Water
Date published: 2020-08-12

This include water softener and are their filters need to be changed?

Asked by: Danny
This is just a water filter. Sediment is changed in 6 months, and 5 years on the carbon.
Answered by: Pelican Water
Date published: 2020-08-12

Does the system requires a technical installation? If so how can we get it in our home?

Asked by: HerminioR
This system is designed for DIY install or you can hire a local plumber.
Answered by: Pelican Water
Date published: 2020-08-12

Does this help with filtering lime and/or calcium? I am looking to prevent the build up on fixtures as a result of hard water.

Asked by: Liz S
This is a water filter. For hard water, you need to look at our water softeners.
Answered by: Pelican Water
Date published: 2020-07-30

What is the water flow rate/GPM of the whole house system?

Asked by: Michelle
You can find this information on the specs tab on the product page for this item.
Answered by: Pelican Water
Date published: 2020-07-30

how much does it cost to have it installed

Asked by: Cliff
Hello Cliff, Please contact our in-home team at 386-469-0145 to setup an estimate for installation.
Answered by: Pelican Water
Date published: 2020-07-30

hi, will the pc600 work for well water, and does it help with sulfur smell? Thanks

Asked by: ndscustoms
This system is designed for chlorine reduction and taste. This will not help with sulfur.
Answered by: Pelican Water
Date published: 2020-07-30

I only have a crawl space...can this be placed outside and not freeze in winter?

Asked by: Bobb
If you install outside in an area that may freeze you will need to protect it against freezing like any other exposed plumbing.
Answered by: Pelican Water
Date published: 2020-07-30

Is this filtration system eliminates rotten egg smell?

Asked by: Casey
No we recommend you look at our sulfur systems under Well Water.
Answered by: Pelican Water
Date published: 2020-07-17

Hi, does the PC600 filter out PFAS contaminants? What is the list of items it does filter? Thank you

Asked by: Stephanie
This system will filter out sediment, chlorine and chloramine. For PFOA removal you will need a drinking system. Our countertop drinking system is certified to reduce PFOAs: https://www.pelicanwater.com/drinking-filters/countertop-drinking-filter/
Answered by: Pelican Water
Date published: 2020-07-13

Can this system be installed on the outside? My connection is on the outside of my house...

Asked by: Pesi
Yes it can.
Answered by: Pelican Water
Date published: 2020-07-13

Do you install your product ? Because this is the main problem for me the plumber where I live Antioch ca over charging more expensive than the filter system.

Asked by: Karim
We do not offer installation services in CA at this time.
Answered by: Pelican Water
Date published: 2020-07-13

Does this system remove arsenic

Asked by: Cathie
No it will not. For arsenic removal you must look at an RO system. You can find one here: https://www.pelicanwater.com/drinking-filters/pelican-reverse-osmosis/
Answered by: Pelican Water
Date published: 2020-06-22

Do these filter out lead? We are dealing with potential/ intermittent lead contamination due to lead pipes.

Asked by: Elisabeth
This will not deal with lead. Since lead pipe issues typically occur with the pipes inside your home (versus outside), you need a system at your sink versus for your home, to filter the water that goes through your pipes. We recommend our RO system which is certified for lead: https://www.pelicanwater.com/drinking-filters/pelican-reverse-osmosis/
Answered by: Pelican Water
Date published: 2020-06-16

Is this a water softener also?

Asked by: Jay L
No this is a whole house water filter for chlorine and chloramine reduction only.
Answered by: Pelican Water
Date published: 2020-06-16

How does the Whole House Filtration System soften water

Asked by: Sher
It doesn't. This is a water filter system only. To soften water, look at our line of products designed for hard water here: https://www.pelicanwater.com/water-softeners/water-softener-systems/
Answered by: Pelican Water
Date published: 2020-06-11

1700 sq ft house, 2 1/2 bath 1) Which size unit do we need? 2) cost? 3) maintenance costs? please confirm it will not damage exterior plants.

Asked by: joe t.
The system is designed for homes up to 3 bath in size and up to 8 GPM of flow. You can find cost, maintenance information on this page: https://www.pelicanwater.com/water-filters/whole-house-water-filter/ Since this is not a water softener it will not harm outside plants.
Answered by: Pelican Water
Date published: 2020-06-11

Are the prices listed an installed figure?  How often do filters need replacing?  What do they cost?  Can a home owner replace them?

Asked by: Robert
No the prices online do not include installation. We do offer installation services in select Markets in Texas (Houston, DFW, Austin and San Antonio areas). Filters will need changing every 6 months for the sediment filter and every 5 years for carbon media. If you would like a quote on installation and are in one of our service areas you can contact our in-home services team at https://www.pelicanwater.com/in-home-services/texas.php
Answered by: Pelican Water
Date published: 2020-06-11

I have well water which has alot of iron will this system work for that?

Asked by: Daphne
No this is for chlorine reduction. For iron reduction please visit our well water page: https://www.pelicanwater.com/well-water/
Answered by: Pelican Water
Date published: 2020-06-11

Do you have to replace filter,if so what is the cost

Asked by: Daphne
You have 2 items requiring replacement. First is the sediment filter every 6 months depending on water quality, and the second is the carbon media in the tank itself after 5 years. For current costs you can visit Replacement Filters -> Media and Sediment to see your options.
Answered by: Pelican Water
Date published: 2020-06-11

does this help with reducing the use of detergents. Im trying to find something that does everything that Florida Energy Water & Air business tried to hard sell us!

Asked by: gsdumas70
Hello, This system will reduce chlorine in your water but does not have any effect on detergents. For that you would need to look at a system that treats hard water. We have 2 different systems that will handle that for you, which you can find under "water softeners" header on our site. Sadly no one system does everything.
Answered by: Pelican Water
Date published: 2020-06-10

How much would the shipping be for this to 49408?

Asked by: Buddy
Hello, free Same Day Shipping on all orders over $49. Pelican Water offers same day shipping before 2:00 pm EST on most in-stock items. Shipping is free for all US and Canada orders over $49 (excluding HI and AK).
Answered by: Customer Service Team
Date published: 2020-02-05

Does the whole house filter remove fluoride from the water?

Asked by: Ama52
No this does not remove fluoride. Visit Water Filters on our website and click on Fluoride Filters to see your options for fluoride removal.
Answered by: Pelican Water
Date published: 2020-05-17

Does this filter flouride?

Asked by: Poisonedfish
No to remove fluoride, look at our fluoride removal systems.
Answered by: Pelican Water
Date published: 2020-05-17
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Video Page

We invite you to watch the videos below to learn more about your water and how you can benefit from installing a Premium Pelican System in your own home. Pelican Water is the leader in premium whole house water filtration and salt-free systems. In this day and age it now more important than ever to filter your water, protect your pipes and appliances from the negative effects of hard water.

Premium Whole House Water Filters / Softener Combo
Play Video
Is your water Safe?

Learn about the problems we are facing today with our limited drinking water supply. Also learn about the Pelican solution for your family. Learn how chlorine and chloramines are absorbed through your skin and into your foods, including how to remove them from your water. Water is one of our most valuable resources and its time to start treating that way.


Premium Whole House Water Filters / Softener Combo
Play Video
Salt Water Softeners and Reverse Osmosis

Learn about the affects of salt-based water softeners and how they work. Also learn about Reverse Osmosis (RO) systems and how they work. Many people who have a salt or potassium-based water softener do not realize the damaging effects it can have on our planet and our bodies over a period of time.


Premium Whole House Water Filters / Softener Combo
Play Video
Safeguarding your water

Learn about the benefits and advantages of owning the Pelican Combo Series. The EPA says it is up to you to filter your water in your home. Adding a filter to your home is the first line of defense against harmful chemicals and byproducts. The Pelican NaturSoft® system offers a green alternative to water softening that will protect your biggest investment: your home, from scale and the damaging effects of hard water.


How It Works - Pelican Premium Carbon Filtration System

Premium 4-Stage Whole House Water Filtration System back to top

Stage 1
5-Micron Pre-filter System - The sediment pre-filter system reduces sand, silt, sediment and debris in the supplied water down to 5 micron (20 times smaller than a human hair) in size. Routine replacement of this 5-micron sediment filter will increase the effectiveness and protect plumbing and appliances from excess sediment. With average use, each filter is effective for approximately 6-9 months.

Stages 2 & 3
Catalytic Granular Activated Carbon Media (GAC) - Pelican utilizes a high-grade mesh blend of catalytic coconut shell based activated carbon in the Pelican Carbon Series Premium Whole House Water Filters. Learn More

These media are designed to filter chlorine, chloramines, pesticides, herbicides, pharmaceuticals, industrial solvents and hundreds of other contaminants that may be present in your water.

Stage 4
Pelican Media Guard - Copper and Zinc Oxidation Media (KDF-55) - We also include a patented copper-zinc reduction oxidation media for the purpose of chlorine.

As a market leader, Pelican Water uses only the top-rated valves and tanks in the manufacturing of each Pelican system, all of which are backed by an industry leading limited lifetime parts warranty.

Reasons to Use the Pelican Carbon Series Premium Whole House Water Filter back to top

There are many reasons why our whole house water filter is right for you. Below are just a few:
  • The large diameter of the tank holds a significant amount of water filtration carbon media, increasing the overall performance and lifespan of the filter.
  • The replacement cost is a fraction of the cost of comparable products from competitors.
  • Replacement is extremely easy. When it comes time to replace the filter, all you have to do is replace the media inside the tank. There is no plumbing required and no need to replace the entire tank, as there is with other whole house systems.
Can you imagine spring like water coming through every faucet of your home? That’s what you’ll have when you use Pelican Water’s Premium Whole House Water Filter System. Say goodbye to dry, itchy skin and unpleasant odors caused by the chemicals in your water, and hello to sparkling clean water that you’ll enjoy drinking.

Premium Stainless Steel - Limited Lifetime Warranty back to top

The Pelican Premium Water Systems are wrapped in premium stainless steel to ensure long life, durability and unsurpassed quality ... Not to mention they look amazing!

Up-flow versus Downflow Water Filtration Systems back to top

The Pelican Carbon Series Whole House Water Filter Systems is an Up-Flow system, allowing you to change the filter media with a minimum of fuss. This doesn.t just save you time.it saves you money. Comparable down-flow home water filtration systems do not allow the consumer to replace filter media, as the homeowner would require special knowledge and tools to complete the task.

Down-flow water filtration systems often makes less effective use of filtration media because they have channeling issues. Channeling occurs because water takes the path of least resistance. Over time, water forms small channels in the media, and the water then flows through the same channels repeatedly. Channeling prevents water from reaching unexpired portions of media. As a result, a down-flow system is less effective at filtering chemicals from the water.

To combat channeling, the Pelican home water filtration system forces water up from the bottom of the tank in a swirling motion. This motion causes the carbon media to swirl as well, allowing the maximum contact between the filtration media and water. The result is a very efficient Up-Flow filtration system that eliminates the possibility of channeling.

Replacement Media Vs. Replacement Tank back to top

Some companies require the periodic replacement of the entire media tank. Not only is this ineffective, it's also unnecessarily expensive. A Pelican carbon water filtration system only requires you to replace the media, not the tank.

Why do we only require media replacement when other companies insist on replacing the whole tank? To understand, you need to know a little about how Pelican's carbon media filters water. A Pelican carbon home water filtration system works through adsorption, the process by which suspended chemicals and contaminants water are absorbed by carbon media on contact. The carbon adsorbs dissolved contaminants without releasing any chemicals back into the water.

Eventually, a water filtration system's carbon reaches a point where it can no longer absorb any more matter and needs to be replaced. Pelican takes a cost effective and environmentally friendly approach to replacing filter media. Instead of replacing the entire tank, you simply remove the old media and insert the new.

Some companies insist on replacing the entire media tank and use scare tactics to convince consumers a new home water filtration system is required with each replacement. Consumers don.t just pay for the cost of the new tank and fittings.they also must pay a plumber to remove the old system and install the new one. From our perspective, that's like paying for a new car every time you run out of gas. It's not cost effective, it's not environmentally friendly, and it's certainly not convenient.

No Water Waste back to top

The Pelican Carbon Series Systems use an up-flow design and do not waste any water while filtering and softening/conditioning the water for your entire home. While other systems use a down-flow design requiring them to backwash once or twice a week wasting 100-300 gallons of water each time they backwash. The fact is that we cannot afford to waste one drop of water. Water is one the most important resources we have on earth.

No Electricity back to top

The Pelican Carbon Series Systems eliminates the need for an electronic head for backwashing because of its up-flow design. No moving parts means less maintenance and no service calls for damaged moving parts that render the system unable to filter your water.

Installation Diagrams and Guides

Diagrams / Owners Manual back to top
Owner's Manual for Pelican PC600/PC1000 (link opens in new window)

Specs and Product Information back to top
Tank Width:
Flow Rate:
8 GPM Service / 12 GPM Peak
Connection Size:
Operating Pressure:
25-80 PSI
Operating Temperatures:
36-120 F
Filter/Media Change:
Sediment Prefilter:
Every 6-9 Months
Tank 1 Media (PC600):
Every 5 years or 650,885 Gal
Tank Width:
Flow Rate:
12 GPM Service / 16 Peak
Connection Size:
Operating Pressure:
25-80 PSI
Operating Temperatures:
36-120 F
Filter/Media Change:
Sediment Prefilter:
Every 6-9 Months
Tank 1 Media (PC1000):
Every 5 years or 1,301,770 Gal

System Includes back to top
  • Sediment pre-filter system with mounting hardware
  • Pelican Carbon Series filter preloaded ready to install
  • Installation guide

Manufacturer's Warranty Information back to top

Pelicans Limited Lifetime Warranty:
Pelican Water ("Pelican") warrants to the end user ("customer") that its tanks (13" and smaller), valves, in/out non-electric heads, bypass's, fittings and housings for POE systems ("Covered Items") will be free from defects in material and workmanship under normal use and service for a limited lifetime of twelve (12) years from the date of original purchase**.

Limitations and Responsibilities:
Pelican's obligation to the customer under these warranties shall be limited, at Pelican's option, to replacement or repair of Covered Items by these warranties, labor is not covered. These warranties do not cover replacement filter cartridges, elements or lamps. Prior to return or repair of Covered Items, the customer must obtain a return goods authorization number from Pelican by/at and at Pelicans option, return the Covered Items freight prepaid. Any Covered Item repaired or replaced under these warranties will be returned prepaid standard freight to the original point of shipment. Expedited freight options are available at customer expense.

No warranty is made, and is explicitly excluded, with respect to defects or damages due to neglect, misuse, alterations, accident, misapplication, physical damage, or damaged caused by fire, acts of God, or freezing. These warranties apply only to the original registered owner so long as the owner owns/lives in the home in which the unit was originally installed. Customer must register their system with Pelican within 90 days of purchase* in order to obtain a warranty. Warranty will discontinue after the unit is removed from the location where it was originally installed. Warranty begins on the date of delivery of product to the customer. Improper maintenance of system (ie not replacing filters or media, for example) on time will be considered "neglect" and explicitly excluded from the warranty. Installation of any system on water conditions outside of or beyond the recommended specs of any system voids any warranty.

Pelican gives this warranty to the original owner/customer in lieu of all other warranties, express or implied, including without limitation any implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose or treatment of certain water and hereby expressly disclaims all other such warranties. THE WARRANTIES PELICAN GIVES IN THE ABOVE PARAGRAPHS ARE EXCLUSIVE, PELICAN DISCLAIMS ALL OTHER WARRANTIES, EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY AND SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR IMPLIED WARRANTY OF WORKMANLIKE PERFORMANCE. Pelican's liability hereunder shall not exceed the cost of the product. Under no circumstances will Pelican be liable for any incidental or consequential damages or for any other loss, damage or expense of any kind, including loss of use, arising in connection with the installation or use or inability to use the Covered Items or any water treatment system the Covered Items are incorporated into. These warranties are governed by the laws of the state of Florida and may change at any time without notice.

*Failure by California and Quebec residents to complete the product registration form does not diminish their warranty rights. **For all orders placed on or after June 3rd, 2011.

Pelican Performance Guarantee back to top

The Pelican Carbon Series is guaranteed to reduce chlorine, and chloramine below minimum detection levels (MDL) for 5 years or 650,885 (PC600)/ 1,301,770 (PC1000) gallons.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Does the Pelican Carbon Series PC600 Premium Whole House Water Filters pre-filter system remove COPEPODS from the water?
Yes. Copepods are tiny crustaceans commonly found in reservoirs and public water sources. The little creatures range in size from 30 to 50 microns, meaning the largest are visible with the naked eye but small enough to move through many water filtration systems. This poses a difficulty if you eat a kosher diet (or if you just find the idea of tiny crustaceans in you water icky). The 5-micron prefilter provided with the Pelican Carbon Series PC600 Premium home water filtration system will remove Copepods. This type of water filtration system is approved for removing copepods by OU Kosher, the world's leading kosher certification program.
Q. How easy is it to install the Pelican Carbon Series PC600 Premium Whole House Water Filter?
The Pelican Carbon Series PC600 Premium Whole House Water Filter will be shipped pre-assembled (the tank comes pre-loaded) and Ready-To-Install which greatly simplifies the installation process and also reduces installation cost and time. Detailed installation instructions and supplied fittings make it easy to understand and install the filter system. Also, you or your plumber may contact our knowledgeable Customer Service Technicians for further assistance during the installation if necessary. 1-877-842-1635

Q. Where should the Pelican Carbon Series PC600 Premium Whole House Water Filter be installed?
The Pelican Carbon Series PC600 Filtration System is a Point-of-Entry (POE) system, or whole-house/whole home system, and is usually installed in your garage, basement, or water heater closet. The system can also be installed outside or buried in the ground in climates where the temperatures do note reach below freezing.

Q. What is the cost to replace the carbon media inside the Pelican Carbon Series PC600 after 5 years of 600,000 gallons?
The cost to replace the media for the Pelican Carbon Series PC600 is currently only $205.00 including free shipping. Replacing the carbon media instead of the tank makes the replacement process simple and very cost effective.

Q. How often should I change the 5-micron sediment pre-filter?
Approximately every 6 to 9 months, depending upon the actual amount of sediment or particulate matter present in your water supply. The pre-filter starts off white in color so it is easy to see when the pre-filter is dirty by looking at the color of it.
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Q. How will the Pelican Carbon Series PC600 Premium Whole House Water Filter be shipped to my home?
The filter system will be shipped via Free UPS Ground in the highest quality doubled walled box with side cushions and a custom top piece to protect the top of the filter system. No expense has been spared to ensure your filter arrives in factory fresh condition. These filter systems travel long distances, so we feel it is vital that the packaging be of the utmost quality. All orders will receive tracking numbers so you can track your filter system right to your door.