Swimming Pool / Spa
Inspection Report


Linn County Public Health
501 - 13th Street NW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52405-3700
Phone: (319) 892-6000 Fax: (319) 892-6099
E-mail: health@linncounty.org
  Facility Name: Hampton Inn & Suites
Address: 1130 Park Place NE
Cedar Rapids, IA  52402
Person Contacted: Esaw Owens
Title: CPO
Registration No: 57-1599-109-2-B-001 \ 57-1599-109-2-F-002
Type: Routine

Water Quality Information
Name: Indoor Pool < 1500 sq ft Indoor Spa
Registration No: 57-1599-109-2-B-001 57-1599-109-2-F-002
Area (ft.): 499 64
Volume (Sq. ft.): 15260 1000
Filter Type: Sand Sand
Filter Rate:
Turnover Rate:
Chlorine (Free): 9.4 1
ORP: 703 711
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): 1.4
Chlorine (Combined): .4
Bromine:
Pool: 2-18ppm Spa: 4-18ppm
Cyanuric Acid:
Must be less than 80 ppm
pH: 8+ 7.6
Pool and Spa: 7.2ppm-7.8ppm
If less than 6.8 or greater than 8.2 = closure
Total Alkalinity: 40 70
Calcium Hardness: 140

 

Water Quality Information (continued)
Name: Indoor Pool < 1500 sq ft Indoor Spa
Registration No: 57-1599-109-2-B-001 57-1599-109-2-F-002
Temperature (F): 100
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 closed at time of inspection due to high pH and free chlorine. Please contact Dustin at (319) 892-6034 once these levels have been corrected.

10/19 - Facility manager provided update that pool chemistry back within safe ranges. Pool reopened.

# Section Reference Ref. Page
1) Management/Personnel Pool: 15.4(6)f 24
Spa: 15.51(5)e 17
  Comment: No annual review with signature and date of MSD sheets for all staff who work with pool chemicals (including those who test pool chemistry).
  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 being signed off on annually by all staff involved with pool operation (including all front desk staff working during pool operation hours).
  Item: A written emergency plan shall be provided and reviewed annually
   
3) Water Quality Pool: 15.4(2)b 10
Spa: 15.51(2)b 10
  Comment: pH of pool reading above 8 at time of inspection. This must be back withing the required range prior to re-opening pool.
  Item: The pH level of a spa / pool shall be 7.2 to 7.8
   
4) Water Quality Pool: 15.4(2)a(1) 9
  Comment: Free chlorine in pool at 9.4 ppm. Address this issue to get the free chlorine back within safe operating parameters.
  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
   
  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).