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: Clarion Hotel
Address: 525 33rd Ave SW
Cedar Rapids, IA  52404
Person Contacted: Brad Eichhorn
Title: CPO
Registration No: 57-1565-043-2-B-001 \ 57-1565-043-2-F-002
Type: Routine

Water Quality Information
Name: Indoor Pool < 1500 sq ft Indoor Spa
Registration No: 57-1565-043-2-B-001 57-1565-043-2-F-002
Area (ft.): 512 28
Volume (Sq. ft.): 22000 500
Filter Type:
Filter Rate:
Turnover Rate:
Chlorine (Free): 3.2 3.0
ORP: 848 776
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): 3.8 3.6
Chlorine (Combined): 0.6 0.6
Pool: 2-18ppm Spa: 4-18ppm
Cyanuric Acid:
Must be less than 80 ppm
pH: 7.4 7.3
Pool and Spa: 7.2ppm-7.8ppm
If less than 6.8 or greater than 8.2 = closure
Total Alkalinity: 170 70
Calcium Hardness:


Water Quality Information (continued)
Name: Indoor Pool < 1500 sq ft Indoor Spa
Registration No: 57-1565-043-2-B-001 57-1565-043-2-F-002
Temperature (F): 104.4
Spa must not exceed 104°
Type of Disinfectant: Chlorine Chlorine

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

Notes: Spa may re-open once temperature is brought below 104*F

# Section Reference Ref. Page
1) Filtration/Recirculation Pool: 15.4(1)b(1) 8
Spa: 15.51(1)c 8
  Comment: Flow meters for pool and spa are both inoperable. Repair or replace as needed to allow for continuous operation while pool/spa contain water.
  Item: Flow meters and all related components of the water recirculation system shall operate continuously if pool/spa contains water
2) Water Quality Pool: 15.4(1)a 8
Spa: 15.51(1)a 8
  Comment: Pipe off of pool sand filter is leaking. Repair or replace as needed.
  Item: A pool / spa filtration system shall be in working order and provide water clarity up to code standards
3) Water Quality Pool: 15.4(3)b(1) 12
Spa: 15.51(3)b(1) 12
  Comment: Sand accumulation on bottom of spa floor. Likely due to broken lateral in spa sand filter. Vacuum spa and repair replace broken lateral or sand media in filter.
  Item: The pool or spa shall be clean
4) Safety Pool: 15.4(4)f(6) 18
Spa: 15.51(4)d 13
  Comment: Emergency phone in pool area did not provide dial tone. Repair or replace so phone is operable.
  Item: Swimming pools where lifeguards are not provided shall have a designated emergency phone and shall be available to users of swimming pools when the swimming pool is open. When the telephone is not within the confines of the swimming pool, the location of the emergency telephone shall be posted in a conspicuous place within the swimming pool enclosure. Instructions for emergency use of the telephone shall be posted near the telephone.
5) Safety Pool: 15.4(4)l(3) 21
Spa: 15.51(4)k(3) 16
  Comment: Main entrance door to swimming pool is not self-latching. All entrances where lifeguard or structural program supervision is not provided shall have a door which is self-closing and self-latching.
  Item: At least one gate or door with an opening of at least 36 inches in width shall be provided for emergency purposes. Gates and doors shall be lockable. Except where lifeguard or structural program supervision is provided whenever the swimming pool is open, gates and doors shall be self-closing and self-latching
6) Safety Pool: 15.4(4)b(2) 13
  Comment: Handrail on pool steps is loose. Tighten or repair as needed.
  Item: Pool ladders, ramps, handrails, and grab rails shall be securely anchored.
7) Safety Spa: 15.51(4)c 13
  Comment: Spa water temperature was tested to be 104.4*F. Reduce temperature so spa does not exceed 104*F. SPA TO REMAIN CLOSED UNTIL TEMPERATURE DROPS BELOW 104*F
  Item: Water temperature in the spa shall not exceed 104 degrees (F). The spa shall be closed if the water temperature exceeds 104 degrees (F)
  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).