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: Gateway Gardens
Address: 2981 6th St SW
Cedar Rapids, IA  52404
Person Contacted: Jared Segriff
Title: CPO
Registration No: SP57-044-100
Type: Routine

Water Quality Information
Name: Outdoor Pool >= 1500 sq ft
Registration No: SP57-044-100
Area (ft.): 2625
Volume (Sq. ft.): 88000
Filter Type: Sand
Filter Rate:
Turnover Rate:
Chlorine (Free): 2.29
ORP: 739/7.6
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): 2.35
Chlorine (Combined): .06
Bromine:
Pool: 2-18ppm Spa: 4-18ppm
Water Quality Information (continued)
Cyanuric Acid: 3
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: 134
Calcium Hardness: 118
Temperature (F):
Spa must not exceed 104°
Type of Disinfectant: chlorine
Disinfection make and model:
Drain Cover make and model:
Drain Cover exp. date:
Smoke Free Air Act
1. Facility in compliance with smoking ban?
( If no, complete complaint form )

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1) Management/Personnel Pool: 15.4(6)f 24
Spa: 15.51(5)e 17
  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
  Comment: Monthly mircobial tests were not being submitted and the annual review of MSDS sheets was not being recorded.
   
2) 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
  Comment: Emergency plan for drowning and serious injury/accident not written. Also the annual review was not being documented.
   
3) Management/Personnel Pool: 15.4(6)f(6) 24
Spa: 15:51(5)e(8) 17
  Item: Monthly ground fault circuit interrupter (GFCI) shall be included in Operational Records
  Comment: GFCI testing was not being recorded in log book.
   
4) Management/Personnel Pool: 15.4(4)h(1) 18
Spa: 15.51(4)f 14
  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
  Comment: VGB documentation could not be located.
   
5) Management/Personnel Pool: 15.4(6)f(5) 24
Spa: 15.51(5)e(6) 17
  Item: Dates when filters are backwashed, cleaned, or changed included in Operational Records
  Comment: Filter maintenance was not being recorded in log book.
   
6) Management/Personnel Pool: 15.4(6)i 25
Spa: 15.51(5)g 18
  Item: A permanent manual of operation shall be kept in facility
  Comment: Operation and maintenance manual missing for all equipment used in the pool. Also missing written procedures for superchlorination, keeping chemical feed systems supplied, maintaing controller sensors, backwashing, and vacuuming.
   
7) Management/Personnel Pool: 15.4(6)f(4) 24
Spa: 15.51(5)e(5) 17
  Item: Dates and quantities of chemical additions (superchlorination) must be included in Operational Records
  Comment: Chemical additions are not recorded in the log book.
   
8) Management/Personnel Pool: 15.4(2)e 10 and 11
Spa: 15.51(2)e 11 and 12
  Item: Not tested/recorded as often as necessary in Operation Records
  Comment: Log book is missing test recordings at 4 hour intervals.
   
9) Filtration/Recirculation Pool: 15.4(1)b(4) 8
Spa: 15.51(1)e 9
  Item: Skimmer shall have an easily removable basket/screen upstream from any valve and have a Self-adjusting weir in place
  Comment: Both skimmers on the east side of the pool are missing weir's
   
10) Marking Pool: 15.4(4)i(2) 19
Spa: 15.51(4)g 15
  Item: Pool and Spa walls and floor shall be smooth and easily cleanable
  Comment: The north side of the pool wall is missing tiles.
   
11) Safety Pool: 15.4(4)l(2) 21
Spa: 15.51(4)k(2) 16
  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.
  Comment: Some sections of the pool fence have gaps that are greater than 4".
   
12) Safety Pool: 15.4(4)b(2) 13
  Item: Pool ladders, ramps, handrails, and grab rails shall be securely anchored.
  Comment: Ladders and handrails are loose.
   
13) Safety Pool: 15.4(4)b(3) 13
  Item: The lower end of each ladder rail shall be securely covered with a smooth nonmetallic cap.
  Comment: The west side ladders are missing end caps.
   
  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).