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: The Pointe at Cedar Rapids
Address: 4025 Sherman St NE
Cedar Rapids, IA  52402
Person Contacted: Dan Davis
Title: CPO
Registration No: SP57-105-100
Type: Routine

Water Quality Information
Name: Indoor Pool < 1500 sq ft
Registration No: SP57-105-100
Area (ft.): 700
Volume (Sq. ft.): 21000
Filter Type: Sand
Filter Rate:
Turnover Rate: 5.38
Chlorine (Free): 7.0
ORP: 7.5/684
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): 7.4
Chlorine (Combined): 0.4
Bromine: NA
Pool: 2-18ppm Spa: 4-18ppm
Water Quality Information (continued)
Cyanuric Acid: NA
Must be less than 80 ppm
pH: 7.6
Pool and Spa: 7.2ppm-7.8ppm
If less than 6.8 or greater than 8.2 = closure
Total Alkalinity: 30
Calcium Hardness: 900
Temperature (F): 82.4
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: Suggest cutting back flow drain line to provide air gap to piping. Drain covers were installed in 2013.

# Section Reference Ref. Page
1) Smoke Free Air Act      
  Comment: Every entrance and exit to be used by the public must have state approved "No Smoking" sign. Given during inspection.
  Item: Iowa Smoke free Air Act
2) Management/Personnel Pool: 15.4(6)f 24
Spa: 15.51(5)e 17
  Comment: Must maintain results of microbiological analyses.
  Item: CPO must keep previous 12 months of Operational Records
3) Management/Personnel Pool: 15.4(6)f 24
Spa: 15.51(5)e 17
  Comment: Staff must review MSDS sheets annually and be recorded.
  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
4) Management/Personnel Pool: 15.4(6)l 25
Spa: 15.51(5)j 18
  Comment: Staff must review emergency plan annually and be recorded
  Item: A written emergency plan shall be provided and reviewed annually
5) Management/Personnel Pool: 15.4(2)e 10 and 11
Spa: 15.51(2)e 11 and 12
  Comment: Records indicate that the pool is being tested once a day. Pool must be tested for free chlorine and pH within 1/2 hr of opening and every 4 hours after while pool is in operation. Total alkalinity and combined chlorine must be tested once a week. Calcium hardness must be tested monthly.
  Item: Not tested/recorded as often as necessary in Operation Records
6) Water Quality Pool: 15.4(3)b(1) 12
Spa: 15.51(3)b(1) 12
  Comment: Inlet from auto fill has build-up of city additive. Clean and maintain cleaning to prevent future build-up.
  Item: The pool or spa shall be clean
7) Decks Pool: 15.4(4)k(1) 21
Spa: 15.51(4)h(1) 15
  Comment: Portion of the grate on deck is broken. Repair as needed.
  Item: Pool and Spa decks shall be maintained slip-resistant, and free of litter, obstructions and tripping hazards.
8) Safety Pool: 15.4(4)f(4) 17
  Comment: First aid kit must include 4x4 gauze and self adhering gauze.
  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.
9) Safety Pool: 15.4(4)f(6) 17 and 18
  Comment: Pools emergency phone was not operational at time of inspection. Repair or replace as needed.
  Item: At swimming pools where lifeguards are employed, a telephone shall be available to the swimming pool staff for emergency purposes.
  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).