Swimming Pool / Spa
Inspection Report


Linn County Public Health
501 - 13th Street NW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52405-3700
Phone: (319) 892-6000 Fax: (319) 892-6099
E-mail: health@linncounty.org
  Facility Name: Days Inn and Suites
Address: 2215 Blairs Ferry Rd NE
Cedar Rapids, IA  52402
Person Contacted: Pritesh Patel (PK)
Title: CPO
Registration No: 57-1273-071-1-B-001
Type: Routine

Water Quality Information
Name: Indoor Pool < 1500 sq ft
Registration No: 57-1273-071-1-B-001
Area (ft.): 603
Volume (Sq. ft.): 17584
Filter Type:
Filter Rate:
Turnover Rate:
Chlorine (Free): 7.6
ORP: 710/7.4
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): 8.4
Chlorine (Combined): 0.8
Bromine: NA
Pool: 2-18ppm Spa: 4-18ppm
Water Quality Information (continued)
Cyanuric Acid: NA
Must be less than 80 ppm
pH: 8.0
Pool and Spa: 7.2ppm-7.8ppm
If less than 6.8 or greater than 8.2 = closure
Total Alkalinity: 75
Calcium Hardness: 750
Temperature (F): NA
Spa must not exceed 104°
Type of Disinfectant: Chlorine
Smoke Free Air Act
1. Facility in compliance with smoking ban?
( If no, complete complaint form )

Notes: Spoke with Rick Sexton during inspection, Ecolab representative, and he is recalibrating sensors.

# Section Reference Ref. Page
1) Management/Personnel Pool: 15.4(6)f(6) 24
Spa: 15:51(5)e(8) 17
  Comment: No documented GFI tests.
  Item: Monthly ground fault circuit interrupter (GFCI) shall be included in Operational Records
   
2) Management/Personnel Pool: 15.4(4)h(1) 18
Spa: 15.51(4)f 14
  Comment: No VGB documentation on sight.
  Item: Main drain and Safety Vacuum Release System documentation (VGB) with dates of installation must be kept in facility. Each SVRS shall be tested monthly and the test dates recorded
   
3) Management/Personnel Pool: 15.4(6)f(5) 24
Spa: 15.51(5)e(6) 17
  Comment: No documentation posted of any backwashing.
  Item: Dates when filters are backwashed, cleaned, or changed included in Operational Records
   
4) Water Quality Pool: 15.4(2)f 11 and 12
Spa: 15.51(2)f 12
  Comment: Test kit currently being used is not approved by the state standard.
  Item: Each facility shall have functional water testing equipment for free chlorine and combined chlorine, or total bromine; pH; total alkalinity; calcium hardness; and cyanuric acid
   
5) Water Quality Pool: 15.4(2)f 11 and 12
Spa: 15.51(2)f 12
  Comment: Current water testing equipment no approved by state standards.
  Item: Each facility shall have functional water testing equipment for free chlorine and combined chlorine, or total bromine; pH; total alkalinity; calcium hardness; and cyanuric acid
   
6) Water Quality Pool: 15.4(2)b 10
Spa: 15.51(2)b 10
  Comment: The Ph of the pool is consistently testing at a 8 level but Ecolab monitor reads 7.4
  Item: The pH level of a spa / pool shall be 7.2 to 7.8
   
7) Safety Pool: 15.4(4)f(4) 17
  Comment: No self adhering gauze bandage in first aid kit at time of inspection.
  Item: A first-aid kit shall be equipped with: band-aids, sterile 4x4 bandage compress, self-adhering gauze bandage, disposable gloves, and a chemical cold press.
   
8) Showers/Toilets/Dressing Rooms Pool: 15.4(5)e 23
  Comment: No soap available at pool shower area.
  Item: Soap shall be available at each lavatory and at each indoor shower fixture.
   
  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).