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: Fairfield Inns & Suites
Address: 605 32nd Ave SW
Cedar Rapids, IA  52404
Person Contacted: Unknown
Title: N/A
Registration No: SP57-111-100 \ SP57-111-101
Type: Routine

Water Quality Information
Name: Indoor Pool < 1500 sq ft Indoor Spa
Registration No: SP57-111-100 SP57-111-101
Area (ft.): 273 52
Volume (Sq. ft.): 7549 909
Filter Type: sandfilter sand
Filter Rate:
Turnover Rate:
Chlorine (Free): 0 .2
ORP: 360 350
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):
Chlorine (Combined):
Bromine:
Pool: 2-18ppm Spa: 4-18ppm
Cyanuric Acid:
Must be less than 80 ppm
pH: 7.4 7.4
Pool and Spa: 7.2ppm-7.8ppm
If less than 6.8 or greater than 8.2 = closure
Total Alkalinity:
Calcium Hardness:

 

Water Quality Information (continued)
Name: Indoor Pool < 1500 sq ft Indoor Spa
Registration No: SP57-111-100 SP57-111-101
Temperature (F): 105.8
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: POOL AND SPA ARE CLOSED AT TIME OF INSPECTION. CHLORINE WAS NOT PRESENT IN EITHER BODY OF WATER AT OR NEAR THE REQUIRED LEVELS. PHYSICAL RECHECK WILL NEED TO BE COMPLETED BEFORE OPENING THE POOL AND SPA.

# Section Reference Ref. Page
1) Management/Personnel Pool: 15.4(6)f 24
Spa: 15.51(5)e 17
  Comment: unable to find complete records for pool and spa.
  Item: CPO must keep previous 12 months of Operational Records
   
2) Management/Personnel Pool: 15.4(6)f 24
Spa: 15.51(5)e 17
  Comment: no information available for chemical additions, complaints, injuries, or daily temps.
  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
   
3) Filtration/Recirculation Pool: 15.4(1)b(4) 8
Spa: 15.51(1)e 9
  Comment: no weirs in skimmers
  Item: Skimmer shall have an easily removable basket/screen upstream from any valve and have a Self-adjusting weir in place
   
4) Water Quality Pool: 15.4(2)f 11 and 12
Spa: 15.51(2)f 12
  Comment: Kit for testing is expired on 12/16
  Item: Each facility shall have functional water testing equipment for free chlorine and combined chlorine, or total bromine; pH; total alkalinity; calcium hardness; and cyanuric acid
   
5) Water Quality Spa: 15.51(3)b(2) 12
  Comment: no documentation of draining spa
  Item: A spa containing 500 gal of water or less shall be drained once a week, a spa over 500 gal to 2000 gal shall be drained once every 2 weeks, and a spa over 2000 gal shall be drained once every 3 weeks
   
6) Water Quality Pool: 15.4(1)c 8
Spa: 15.51(1)f 9
  Comment: no air gap on discharge piping
  Item: Wastewater - Wastewater and backwash water shall be discharged through an air break or an air gap
   
7) Safety Pool: 15.4(4)f(4) 17
  Comment: 2 incomplete first aid kits.
  Item: A first-aid kit shall be equipped with: band-aids, sterile 4x4 bandage compress, self-adhering gauze bandage, disposable gloves, and a chemical cold press.
   
8) Safety Spa: 15.51(4)c(1) 13
  Comment: The temp on the spa heater was reading 98 when our thermometer reads 105.8
  Item: A thermometer shall be available to measure temperatures in the range of 80 degrees to 120 degrees. Spa shall be closed if the temperature is over 104 degrees F.
   
9) Safety Pool: 15.4(4)b(8) 14
  Comment: ladder in pool slip resistant but has no color contrast.
  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).