Why Culligan?

Culligan was founded in 1936 by Emmett Culligan, an entrepreneur who introduced the world to soft water in 1921.  

Following in the innovative footsteps of its founder, Culligan has emerged as the world’s leading water treatment company. For over 70 years, Culligan has led the way in water treatment technology, providing the most advanced products and solutions for the world’s water problems.  

As the world’s water experts, we are dedicated to delivering high-quality water solutions that will improve the lives of our customers. Simply stated, we believe that better water will make life better for you and your family. 

Today we offer the most technologically advanced, state-of-the-art water filtration products available. Our entire line of water softeners, water filtration systems, drinking water systems, and whole-house filtration systems set the standard in the water treatment industry.  

In addition to standing at the forefront of water treatment technology, our network of Culligan Dealers and Service Technicians are the largest in the world. With over 800 Culligan dealers in over 90 countries, we are without question the world’s water experts.

About Culligan of the Low Country

Christopher J. Lane incorporated Low Country Water Conditioning Inc. in March of 1998 for the purpose of purchasing the assets of Aquatic Concepts from Rollin Stickle on March 17, 1998. Aquatic Concepts was a Culligan International franchise operated by Rollin Stickle. Culligan International issued the original franchise in 1973; Rollin Stickle purchased the franchise in 1983 and operated it until March of 1998.

Chris was the former owner of Lane’s Clearwater Products, Inc. in Endicott, NY from 1991 to 1998 and a partner in Northeastern Water Conditioning in Scranton, PA from 1992 to 1998. Both businesses were franchises of Culligan International.

Culligan of the Low Country Water Conditioning is located at 20-B Cardinal Road on Hilton Head Island. Culligan of the Low Country services over 6,500 homes and businesses in Hilton Head, Bluffton, Beaufort and Jasper Counties.

As a Culligan International Franchise, Culligan of the Low Country offers a full-line of Culligan water treatment products and services. Products offered include- water softener equipment, water filters, drinking water systems for homes and businesses with reverse osmosis drinking water systems being the most popular. In addition we offer water conditioning salt, home and office 5-gallon bottled water and water coolers and home and office Bottle-less coolers.

Services offered are- installation of all Culligan products, including softeners, drinking water systems and filters, repair and maintenance service on all Culligan equipment and most competitive equipment, bottled water service and salt delivery service. We also offer free in-home water analysis for businesses and homeowners.

We are the only locally owned and operated full service water treatment company in the Low Country.

Team Bios 

Christopher J. Lane

Chris graduated from Edinboro University located in Edinboro, Pennsylvania in 1979 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and Accounting. After graduation he was employed with The Hoover Company, North Canton, Ohio as a field marketing representative in Upstate New York from 1979 to 1981. In 1987 Chris pursued a career in television advertising sales with WICZ-TV an NBC Affiliate in Binghamton, NY.

In 1987 Chris joined the family owned janitorial service Around The Clock Maintenance and in 1991 along with his family purchased the Culligan franchise in Endicott, NY.

The Culligan of Endicott business grew substantially over the next 7 years and in 1998 the franchise was sold to Culligan International. Wanting to remain a Culligan Dealer, Chris purchased the Culligan franchise on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina in March of 1998.

 He resides on Hilton Head along with his wife of 26 years Anne, has a daughter Sarah who is in graduate school at Clemson University and teaches 1st Grade at Pendleton Elementary School and a son Christopher who is the Operations Manager at Culligan of the Low Country.  

The Hilton Head Culligan Dealership has increased sales revenue and customer base significantly since 1998 and in 1999 Chris and the Hilton Head Culligan Dealership Team won the Emmett J. Culligan Award given to the Top 5 Culligan Dealers Nationally for outstanding sales growth, impeccable customer service and efficient operation. Chris is a past Culligan Dealer Advisory Council Chairman and is serving his second term on The Culligan Dealers of North America Board of Directors.

Christopher Lane II

Chris began his college education at Oglethorpe University and graduated from University of South Carolina – Beaufort located in Bluffton, South Carolina in 2012 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration with a marketing focus.

After graduation he joined his family Culligan dealership in Hilton Head, SC. After working summers and afternoons in the dealership growing up, he started as a full time service technician, and went into sales by 2013. In 2014, he took over as Operations Manager. He is a second generation “Culligan Man”.

Why Culligan of the Low Country?


The Proof is in the Local Service!

  • Serving Low Country Customers for 40 years.
  • Solving local water problems for more than 5,000 homes and businesses.
  • Culligan is the Brand Name in water Treatment for more than 77 years. With an International network of over 700 experienced dealers in 92 countries.
  • Factory trained Service Technicians, Water Treatment Specialist and Customer Service Representatives for your piece of mind.
  • 24/7 Sales and Service.
  • Customized Solutions available for all local water problems.
  • Culligan systems are certified by NSF, Consumer Digest Best Buy, Good Housekeeping Seal and Water Quality Association to insure that Culligan Products will do what Culligan says they will do.
  • The only locally owned full service water Treatment Company.
  • An International network of over 700 experienced dealers united for support of any water condition.
  • The 30-day 100% Culligan Satisfaction Guarantee



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