Swimming Pool / Spa
Inspection Report

Jones County Environmental Services
105 Broadway Place, Suite 11
Anamosa, IA 52205
Phone: (319) 462-4715 Fax: (319) 462-5302
E-mail: environmental@co.jones.ia.us
  Facility Name: Little Bear Pool
Address: 9036 Highway 136
Wyoming, IA  52362
Person Contacted: Jenny
Title: CPO
Registration No: SP53-006-100
Type: Routine

Water Quality Information
Name: Out. Pool < 1500
Registration No: SP53-006-100
Area (ft.): 1800
Volume (Sq. ft.): 70000
Filter Type: Sand
Filter Rate:
Turnover Rate:
Chlorine (Free): 3.34
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): 3.49
Chlorine (Combined): 0.15
Pool: 2-18ppm Spa: 4-18ppm
Water Quality Information (continued)
Cyanuric Acid: 35
Must be less than 80 ppm
pH: 7.7
Pool and Spa: 7.2ppm-7.8ppm
If less than 6.8 or greater than 8.2 = closure
Total Alkalinity: 156
Calcium Hardness: 155
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 )

# Section Reference Ref. Page
1) Management/Personnel Pool: 15.4(6)i 25
Spa: 15.51(5)g 18
  Comment: Did not have operation manual for sand filters. Must have an operation manual for all pieces of equipment used at the facility.
  Item: A permanent manual of operation shall be kept in facility
2) Filtration/Recirculation Pool: 15.4(1)b(4) 8
Spa: 15.51(1)e 9
  Comment: Three out of four weirs were not functioning properly due to cracked casing ( deck shifting/warping ). All skimmers must have a self-adjusting weir in place to properly sanitize water. Casing must be replaced or weirs adjusted to allow for self-adjustment.
  Item: Skimmer shall have an easily removable basket/screen upstream from any valve and have a Self-adjusting weir in place
3) Marking Pool: 15.4(4)i(2) 19
Spa: 15.51(4)g 15
  Comment: Paint was observed chipping on the bottom of the pool shell. The pool shell must be smooth, and easily cleanable. At the end of season the pool shell must be repainted.
  Item: Pool and Spa walls and floor shall be smooth and easily cleanable
4) Safety Pool: 15.4(4)b(8) 14
  Comment: Steps to the pool do not have a 1 inch contrasting stripe due to fading. The stripe must be repainted to prevent injury or accident. The stripe must be contrasting color and be slip resistant.
  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).