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: Bowman Woods Swim & Racquet Club
Address: 6600 Brentwood Dr NE
Cedar Rapids, IA  52402
Person Contacted: Reid Snell
Title: CPO
Registration No: SP57-003-102 \ SP57-003-100 \ SP57-003-101
Type: Routine

Water Quality Information
Name: Outdoor Waterslide-1st into pool Out. Pool >= 1500 Out. Wading Pool2
Registration No: SP57-003-102 SP57-003-100 SP57-003-101
Area (ft.): 3000 314
Volume (Sq. ft.): 94000 2350
Filter Type:
Filter Rate:
Turnover Rate:
Chlorine (Free): 2.0 2.0 0.6
ORP: 535 535
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): 0.8
Chlorine (Combined):
Bromine:
Pool: 2-18ppm Spa: 4-18ppm
Cyanuric Acid: <30 <30 <30
Must be less than 80 ppm
pH: 7.6 7.6 7.6
Pool and Spa: 7.2ppm-7.8ppm
If less than 6.8 or greater than 8.2 = closure
Total Alkalinity: 70 70 80
Calcium Hardness:

 

Water Quality Information (continued)
Name: Outdoor Waterslide-1st into pool Out. Pool >= 1500 Out. Wading Pool2
Registration No: SP57-003-102 SP57-003-100 SP57-003-101
Temperature (F):
Spa must not exceed 104°
Type of Disinfectant:

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

Notes: Facility is closed due to conditions found during inspection. Swimming pool and wading pool are not allowed to re-open until approval is received during re-inspection.

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1) Management/Personnel Pool: 15.4(6)h 25
  Comment: Unable to locate lifeguard certifications.
  Item: Copies of certificates (CPO, Lifeguard, First Aid, Basic Water Rescue, and CPR) kept in facility
   
2) Management/Personnel Pool: 15.4(6)h 25
  Comment: Emergency plan is not reviewed annually.
  Item: Copies of certificates (CPO, Lifeguard, First Aid, Basic Water Rescue, and CPR) kept in facility
   
3) Management/Personnel Pool: 15.4(6)f 24
Spa: 15.51(5)e 17
  Comment: Previous 12 months of operational records were not able to be located.
  Item: CPO must keep previous 12 months of Operational Records
   
4) Management/Personnel Pool: 15.4(6)f 24
Spa: 15.51(5)e 17
  Comment: Records did not indicate results of microbial analyses, dates of draining/cleaning, and dates of review of SDS.
  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
   
5) Management/Personnel Pool: 15.4(6)l 25
Spa: 15.51(5)j 18
  Item: A written emergency plan shall be provided and reviewed annually
   
6) Management/Personnel Pool: 15.4(6)f(4) 24
Spa: 15.51(5)e(5) 17
  Comment: Dates and quantities of chemical additions is not being included in operational records.
  Item: Dates and quantities of chemical additions (superchlorination) must be included in Operational Records
   
7) Management/Personnel Pool: 15.4(4)h(1) 18
Spa: 15.51(4)f 14
  Comment: Unable to locate dates of installation of main drain covers.
  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
   
8) Management/Personnel Pool: 15.4(6)f(5) 24
Spa: 15.51(5)e(6) 17
  Comment: Dates are not recorded in operation records.
  Item: Dates when filters are backwashed, cleaned, or changed included in Operational Records
   
9) Management/Personnel Pool: 15.4(2)e 10 and 11
Spa: 15.51(2)e 11 and 12
  Comment: Daily/weekly/monthly operation testing not being done/recorded as often as necessary.
  Item: Not tested/recorded as often as necessary in Operation Records
   
10) Management/Personnel Pool: 15.4(2)e 10 and 11
Spa: 15.51(2)e 11 and 12
  Comment: Manual tests are not being conducted on all days of operation.
  Item: Manual tests are not being conducted as often as necessary
   
11) Management/Personnel Pool: 15.4(6)b 23
  Comment: "Pool Rules" signage not posted conspicuously in at least 2 locations.
  Item: "Pool Rules" signage incorrectly posted. Rules sign shall include No diving in shallow end, No horseplay, and No running on deck. Post conspicuously at a minimum of 2 locations within the swimming pool enclosure.
   
12) Management/Personnel Pool: 15.4(6)e 24
  Comment: Water slide rules are incorrectly posted.
  Item: "Water Slide Rules" signage incorrectly posted
   
13) Filtration/Recirculation Pool: 15.4(4)g 18
Spa: 15.51(4)e 14
  Comment: Water level is not currently maintained at skimmer level.
  Item: Water level shall be maintained at skimmer level
   
14) Filtration/Recirculation Pool: 15.4(1)b(1) 8
Spa: 15.51(1)c 8
  Comment: Pump for pool and wading pool circulation system were not operable at time of inspection.
  Item: Flow meters and all related components of the water recirculation system shall operate continuously if pool/spa contains water
   
15) Water Quality Pool: 15.4(4)a(1) 12
Spa: 15.51(4)a(1) 13
  Comment: Chlorine tablets are currently being added to skimmer baskets.
  Item: No chemicals toxic or irritating to humans may be added to the swimming pool or spa water from the deck of the swimming pool or spa while the swimming pool or spa is in use. When chemical additions are made from the deck, the swimming pool or spa shall be closed from use for at least one-half hour. Shall be recorded in the swimming pool or spa records.
   
16) Water Quality Pool: 15.4(2)a(1) 9
  Comment: Wading pool free chlorine residual was measured at 0.6 ppm.
  Item: Pool water shall have a free chlorine residual of at least 1.0 ppm and no greater than 8.0 ppm, or a total bromine residual of at least 2.0 ppm and no greater than 18.0 ppm when pool is in use
   
17) Water Quality Pool: 15.4(3)a(1) 12
Spa: 15.51(3)a(1) 12
  Comment: Circulation system is not currently operable.
  Item: Equipment for continuous feed of chlorine, a chlorine compound or a bromine compound and/or equipment for the continuous feed of a chemical for pH adjustment to the swimming pool / spa shall be provided and shall be operational
   
18) Marking Pool: 15.4(4)i(2) 19
Spa: 15.51(4)g 15
  Comment: Missing significant amount of tiling around interior edge of pool.
  Item: Pool and Spa walls and floor shall be smooth and easily cleanable
   
19) Decks Pool: 15.4(4)k(1) 21
Spa: 15.51(4)h(1) 15
  Comment: Chairs are immediately adjacent to edge of wading pool. Deck must remain clear of obstructions and tripping hazards.
  Item: Pool and Spa decks shall be maintained slip-resistant, and free of litter, obstructions and tripping hazards.
   
20) Safety Pool: 15.4(4)l(2) 21
Spa: 15.51(4)k(2) 16
  Comment: Double door gate near pump room has gap large enough to pass a 4 inch sphere.
  Item: A fence, wall, or other means of enclosure shall have no openings that would allow the passage of a 4-inch sphere, and shall not be easily climbable by toddlers.
   
21) Safety Pool: 15.4(4)h 18 and 19
  Comment: Unable to determine installation or expiration date of drain covers.
  Item: All main drains shall be VGB compliant and within expiration date
   
22) Safety Pool: 15.4(4)b(2) 13
  Comment: All ladders to pool are loose.
  Item: Pool ladders, ramps, handrails, and grab rails shall be securely anchored.
   
23) Safety Pool: 15.4(4)m(1) 22
Spa: 15.51(4)j(1) 15
  Comment: GFCI testing was not indicated in pool records.
  Item: Each electrical outlet in the deck, shower room, and pool water treatment equipment areas of a swimming pool or spa shall be equipped with a properly installed ground fault circuit interrupter (GFCI) at the outlet or at the breaker serving the outlet, and shall be tested at least once a month. Testing dates and results shall be recorded in the pool records.
   
24) Safety Pool: 15.4(4)k(1) 21
Spa: 15.51(4)h(1) 15
  Comment: Deck around pool is deteriorating. Several areas have large chunks of concrete missing. Wading pool also has chipping paint and concrete.
  Item: The area around and inside the pool/spa shall have no sharp edges
   
25) Safety Pool: 15.4(4)d(5) 16
  Comment: Water slides do not currently have any attendants.
  Item: Each water slide shall have a minimum of two attendants, one stationed at the top of the slide and one at the bottom of the slide.
   
26) Structure/Diving Pool: 15.4(4)c(2) 14
  Comment: Starting blocks are not secured from use.
  Item: Starting blocks shall only be used for competition or training purposes under the supervision of a lifeguard, swim instructor, or swim coach. When the swimming pool is open for general use, the starting blocks shall be secured from use by removal, covering, or signage and active supervision.
   
27) Showers/Toilets/Dressing Rooms Pool: 15.4(5)d 23
  Comment: Floor tile is broken in womens locker room near shower. Tile is a tripping hazard and has a sharp edge.
  Item: All lavatories, showers, and sanitary facilities shall be functional
   
  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).