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: AmericInn Lodge & Suites Anamosa
Address: 101 Harley Ave.
P.O. Box 405
Anamosa, IA  52205
Person Contacted: Kathy Luensman
Title: CPO
Registration No: 53-1612-010-2-B-001 \ 53-1612-010-2-F-002
Type: Routine

Water Quality Information
Name: Ind. Pool < 1500 Indoor Spa
Registration No: 53-1612-010-2-B-001 53-1612-010-2-F-002
Area (ft.): 544 130
Volume (Sq. ft.): 16800 2145
Filter Type:
Filter Rate:
Turnover Rate:
Chlorine (Free): 2.8 9
ORP: 723 702
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): 3.6
Chlorine (Combined):
Bromine:
Pool: 2-18ppm Spa: 4-18ppm
Cyanuric Acid:
Must be less than 80 ppm
pH: 7.6
Pool and Spa: 7.2ppm-7.8ppm
If less than 6.8 or greater than 8.2 = closure
Total Alkalinity: 90
Calcium Hardness: 680

 

Water Quality Information (continued)
Name: Ind. Pool < 1500 Indoor Spa
Registration No: 53-1612-010-2-B-001 53-1612-010-2-F-002
Temperature (F):
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: Spa closed due to free chlorine reading of 9.0 ppm during inspection. Pool closed due to mechanical issue with the pump. Pool Tech has been called and will visit the facility to troubleshoot ASAP. Pool closed until pump issue is resolved and chemical testing shows safe levels. Spa closed until chemical testing show safe levels.

Email or call Dustin Hinrichs at Linn County Public Health to discuss plan for re-opening of spa and/or pool. Left contact information including cell phone number.

# Section Reference Ref. Page
1) Management/Personnel Pool: 15.4(6)f 24
Spa: 15.51(5)e 17
  Comment: MSD sheets not reviewed and signed off annually by staff.
  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
   
2) Management/Personnel Pool: 15.4(6)l 25
Spa: 15.51(5)j 18
  Comment: Emergency plan not reviewed and signed off by staff.
  Item: A written emergency plan shall be provided and reviewed annually
   
3) Safety Pool: 15.4(4)f(4) 17
  Comment: Kit missing self-adhering gauze bandages.
  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.
   
4) Safety Pool: 15.4(4)f(6) 18
Spa: 15.51(4)d 13
  Comment: Emergency phone is not functional.
  Item: Swimming pools where lifeguards are not provided shall have a designated emergency phone and shall be available to users of swimming pools when the swimming pool is open. When the telephone is not within the confines of the swimming pool, the location of the emergency telephone shall be posted in a conspicuous place within the swimming pool enclosure. Instructions for emergency use of the telephone shall be posted near the telephone.
   
  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).