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: Hometown Inn & Suites
Address: 3315 Southgate Ct SW
Cedar Rapids, IA  52404
Person Contacted: Kim
Title: Manager
Registration No: 57-1676-098-2-B-001
Type: Routine

Water Quality Information
Name: Indoor Pool < 1500 sq ft
Registration No: 57-1676-098-2-B-001
Area (ft.): 392
Volume (Sq. ft.): 11681
Filter Type:
Filter Rate:
Turnover Rate:
Chlorine (Free): 1.4
ORP: 819
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): 2.0
Chlorine (Combined): 0.6
Bromine:
Pool: 2-18ppm Spa: 4-18ppm
Water Quality Information (continued)
Cyanuric Acid:
Must be less than 80 ppm
pH: 7.4
Pool and Spa: 7.2ppm-7.8ppm
If less than 6.8 or greater than 8.2 = closure
Total Alkalinity: 70
Calcium Hardness:
Temperature (F):
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: Provide copies of MSDS review, emergency response plan and review, and main drain cover VGB compliance and installation/expiration dates to inspector.

# Section Reference Ref. Page
1) Management/Personnel Pool: 15.4(6)l 25
Spa: 15.51(5)j 18
  Comment: Not able to verify if written emergency plan provided and reviewed annually. Provide written emergency plan and review annually by all staff associated with pool.
  Item: A written emergency plan shall be provided and reviewed annually
   
2) Management/Personnel Pool: 15.4(4)h(1) 18
Spa: 15.51(4)f 14
  Comment: Not able to verify if main drain VGB compliance documentation and dates of installation kept in facility. Provide.
  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(6)k 25
Spa: 15.51(5)i 18
  Comment: Facility has copies of MSDS but annual review is not being completed by staff.
  Item: Copies of MSDS sheets shall be available for employee review. Each member of staff shall review MSDS annually.
   
  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).