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: Unknown
Title: N/A
Registration No: SP57-111-100 \ SP57-111-101
Type: Routine

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):
ORP: 710 730
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: 17.5 17.5
Pool: 2-18ppm Spa: 4-18ppm
Cyanuric Acid:
Must be less than 80 ppm
pH: 7.5 7.4
Pool and Spa: 7.2ppm-7.8ppm
If less than 6.8 or greater than 8.2 = closure
Total Alkalinity: 120 80
Calcium Hardness: 170 100

 

Water Quality Information (continued)
Name: Indoor Pool < 1500 sq ft Indoor Spa
Registration No: SP57-111-100 SP57-111-101
Temperature (F): 103.9
Spa must not exceed 104°
Type of Disinfectant: Bromine Bromine

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

Notes: Replace DPD powder in chemical test kit.

# Section Reference Ref. Page
1) Management/Personnel Pool: 15.4(6)f 24
Spa: 15.51(5)e 17
  Comment: Daily chemical tests not being completed consistently. Testing for Chlorine and pH must be tested prior to opening and and at intervals not to exceed four hours thereafter until pool closes.
  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
   
2) Management/Personnel Pool: 15.4(4)h(1) 18
Spa: 15.51(4)f 14
  Comment: Main drain and Safety Vacuum Release System documentation not found. Provide documentation of VGB compliance including installation date and lifespan/expiration date of main drain covers for pool and spa.
  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) Safety Pool: 15.4(4)b(8) 14
  Comment: Ladder entrance in deep end of pool does not have color contrasting strip on steps. Provide slip resistant strip that is at least 1 inch wide that contrasts with the step surface.
  Item: When stairs are provided for entry into a swimming pool, a stripe at least 1 inch wide of a color contrasting with the step surface and with the swimming pool floor shall be marked at the top front edge of each tread. The stripe shall be slip-resistant.
   
  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).