Swimming Pool / Spa
Inspection Report

Linn County Public Health
1020 - 6th Street SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
Phone: (319) 892-6000 Fax: (319) 892-6099
E-mail: health@linncounty.org
  Facility Name: Fairfield Inns & Suites
Address: 605 32nd Ave SW
Cedar Rapids, IA  52404
Person Contacted: Gloria Smith
Title: General Manager
Registration No: SP57-111-100 \ SP57-111-101
Type: Follow-up

Water Quality Information
Name: Indoor Pool < 1500 sq ft Indoor Spa
Registration No: SP57-111-100 SP57-111-101
Area (ft.): 273 52
Volume (Sq. ft.): 7549 909
Filter Type:
Filter Rate:
Turnover Rate:
Chlorine (Free):
Pool: 1-8ppm, ORP 700-880 mV
If less than 0.6ppm or greater than 8.0ppm = closure
Spa: 2-8 ppm ORP 700-880 mV
If less than 1.0ppm or greater than 8.0ppm = closure
Chlorine (Total):
Chlorine (Combined):
Bromine: 8.0 1.5
Pool: 2-18ppm Spa: 4-18ppm
Cyanuric Acid:
Must be less than 80 ppm
Pool and Spa: 7.2ppm-7.8ppm
If less than 6.8 or greater than 8.2 = closure
Total Alkalinity:
Calcium Hardness:


Water Quality Information (continued)
Name: Indoor Pool < 1500 sq ft Indoor Spa
Registration No: SP57-111-100 SP57-111-101
Temperature (F):
Spa must not exceed 104°
Type of Disinfectant:

Smoke Free Air Act
1. Facility in compliance with smoking ban?
( If no, complete complaint form )

Notes: Revisited facility to meet with GM and temporary CPO. Daily pool testing is being implemented. A water log sheet has been provided for facility to use to document dates, times, initials of person running the test, bromine, pH, ORP, temp, alk, calcium hardness, GFCI. Shall use this or a form comparable to document necessary information and keep in pool binder for at least 1 year. MSDS sheets have been updated. Pool reopened. Spa bromine level still low at 1.5 and continues to be closed.

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1) Management/Personnel Pool: 15.4(6)a 23
Spa: 15.51(5)a 16
  Comment: Shall have a permanent certified CPO on staff by 3/31/2020.
  Item: Certified Operator required
2) Management/Personnel Pool: 15.4(6)l 25
Spa: 15.51(5)j 18
  Comment: Shall obtain emergency action plan from Damian, update it to pertain to your specific facility, keep it in pool binder, review with staff and have them sign off on it now and annually thereafter.
  Item: A written emergency plan shall be provided and reviewed annually
3) Management/Personnel Pool: 15.4(6)f(6) 24
Spa: 15:51(5)e(8) 17
  Comment: This has been added to your pool and spa water log sheets for a reminder.
  Item: Monthly ground fault circuit interrupter (GFCI) shall be included in Operational Records
4) Management/Personnel Pool: 15.4(6)f(5) 24
Spa: 15.51(5)e(6) 17
  Comment: Shall record under 'Comments' section on pool and spa water log sheets.
  Item: Dates when filters are backwashed, cleaned, or changed included in Operational Records
5) Management/Personnel Pool: 15.4(6)f 24
Spa: 15.51(5)e 17
  Comment: Shall provide monthly water samples for microbial tests to LCPH and keep results in pool binder. Shall continue to test water in pool 30 minutes prior to opening and at least every 4 hours thereafter and in spa 30 minutes prior to opening and at least every 2 hours thereafter and record on water log sheets provided to you along with any maintenance of pool and spa, chemical additions, draining/cleaning.
  Item: Records shall include results of chemical tests, results of microbial analyses, reports of complaints/injuries/illnesses, daily water temp. (spa), dates of draining/cleaning, and dates of review of MSDS
6) Management/Personnel Pool: 15.4(2)e 10 and 11
Spa: 15.51(2)e 11 and 12
  Comment: Shall run manual tests 30 minutes prior to opening pool and spa and at least two other times per day. You may obtain the pH and ORP for the other daily readings from the pool storage room.
  Item: Manual tests are not being conducted as often as necessary
7) Water Quality Spa: 15.51(2)a(1) 9
  Comment: Bromine level shall be between 4 and 18 to have spa open.
  Item: Spa water shall have a free chlorine residual of at least 2.0 ppm and no greater than 8.0 ppm, or a total bromine residual of at least 4.0 ppm and no greater than 18.0 ppm when the spa is open for use
  Name   Date
Inspector: Inspection:
Report Received By: Received:
Reviewed By: Reviewed:

These items must be corrected as soon as possible in order to comply with the Iowa Department of Public Health Swimming Pool and Spa Rules. A letter regarding the actions which will be taken in order to correct all deficiencies must be submitted within 30 days to this office. If for any reason you take issue with any of the items cited regarding swimming pool rules, a variance can be requested by following the instructions in the Iowa Department of Public Health Swimming Pools manual, amended July 8th, 2009, page 57, section 641-15.7 (135I). Variance requests regarding spa rules must be made in compliance with the instructions in the Iowa Department of Public Health Spa manual, revised July 8th, 2009, page 32, section 641-15.7 (135I).