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: Residence Inn Cedar Rapids
Address: 1900 Dodge Rd NE
Cedar Rapids, IA  52402
Person Contacted: Ansel Everett
Title: Chief Engineer
Registration No: 57-1737-072-2-B-001 \ 57-1737-072-2-F-002
Type: Routine

Water Quality Information
Name: Indoor Pool < 1500 sq ft Indoor Spa
Registration No: 57-1737-072-2-B-001 57-1737-072-2-F-002
Area (ft.): 490 54
Volume (Sq. ft.): 12795 1100
Filter Type: Sand Sand
Filter Rate:
Turnover Rate:
Chlorine (Free): 1.2 2.6
ORP: 729 709
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 3.0
Chlorine (Combined): .2 .4
Bromine:
Pool: 2-18ppm Spa: 4-18ppm
Cyanuric Acid:
Must be less than 80 ppm
pH: 7.4 7.0
Pool and Spa: 7.2ppm-7.8ppm
If less than 6.8 or greater than 8.2 = closure
Total Alkalinity: 50 20
Calcium Hardness: 120 650

 

Water Quality Information (continued)
Name: Indoor Pool < 1500 sq ft Indoor Spa
Registration No: 57-1737-072-2-B-001 57-1737-072-2-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 )

# Section Reference Ref. Page
1) Management/Personnel Pool: 15.4(6)f 24
Spa: 15.51(5)e 17
  Comment: MSD sheets not being reviewed with staff and signed off on annually. Update MSD sheets for all chemicals used in pool or pool testing operation and review annually with all staff involved in pool maintenance or testing.
  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: Develop emergency action plan that addresses (at a minimum) drowning, serious illness or injury, chemical handling accidents, and weather emergencies. This plan then shall be reviewed with all pool staff annually and signed and dated by each staff.
  Item: A written emergency plan shall be provided and reviewed annually
   
3) Management/Personnel Pool: 15.4(2)e 10 and 11
Spa: 15.51(2)e 11 and 12
  Comment: Daily, weekly and monthly manual testing not being done as required. Front desk must be trained to support the CPO. At a minimum do these tests: Free Chlorine and pH shall be tested daily 1/2 hour prior to opening the pool/spa AND at least two additional manual tests of pH and Free Chlorine (intervals not to exceed 4 hours for a pool or 2 hours for a spa). Controller can be used in lieu of manual testing ifthe minimum of 2 manual tests per day is met.
  Item: Manual tests are not being conducted as often as necessary
   
4) Safety Pool: 15.4(4)f(4) 17
  Comment: First aid kit missing sterile 4"x4" 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.
   
5) Safety Pool: 15.4(4)f(6) 17 and 18
  Comment: Telephone not functioning during inspection. Fix immediately.
  Item: At swimming pools where lifeguards are employed, a telephone shall be available to the swimming pool staff for emergency purposes.
   
  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).