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: Country Inn & Suites
Address: 9100 Atlantic Dr SW
Cedar Rapids, IA  52404
Person Contacted: Debra Kendall
Title: General Manager
Registration No: SP57-061-100 \ SP57-061-101
Type: Routine

Water Quality Information
Name: Indoor Pool < 1500 sq ft Indoor Spa
Registration No: SP57-061-100 SP57-061-101
Area (ft.): 288 56
Volume (Sq. ft.): 10000 800
Filter Type: sand sand
Filter Rate:
Turnover Rate:
Chlorine (Free): 3.4 4
ORP: 710 725
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): 3.8 5.4
Chlorine (Combined): .4 1.4
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: 60 40
Calcium Hardness: 690 410


Water Quality Information (continued)
Name: Indoor Pool < 1500 sq ft Indoor Spa
Registration No: SP57-061-100 SP57-061-101
Temperature (F): 101
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: Handwritten inspection report done on-site. signature on that form and attached in online pool program. DH

# Section Reference Ref. Page
1) Management/Personnel Pool: 15.4(6)l 25
Spa: 15.51(5)j 18
  Comment: No written emergency plan available during inspection. Formalize a plan and review with front desk and maintenance staff annually (must address drowing, serious illness/injury, chemical handling emergency, and weather emergency).
  Item: A written emergency plan shall be provided and reviewed annually
2) Management/Personnel Pool: 15.4(2)e 10 and 11
Spa: 15.51(2)e 11 and 12
  Comment: Daily pool testing not being done as frequently (or at least not being recorded on the logs correctly).
  Item: Manual tests are not being conducted as often as necessary
3) Management/Personnel Pool: 15.4(6)b 23
  Comment: Only one pool rules sign present in the pool enclosure at time of inspection. 2 are required.
  Item: "Pool Rules" signage incorrectly posted. Rules sign shall include No diving in shallow end, No horseplay, and No running on deck. Post conspicuously at a minimum of 2 locations within the swimming pool enclosure.
4) Safety Pool: 15.4(4)f(4) 17
  Comment: First aid kit missing 4"x4" bandage compress, chemical cold compress. and 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.
5) Safety Pool: 15.4(4)f(6) 17 and 18
  Comment: Emergency phone not functioning during inspection visit.
  Item: At swimming pools where lifeguards are employed, a telephone shall be available to the swimming pool staff for emergency purposes.
6) Safety Pool: 15.4(6)k 25
Spa: 15.51(5)i 18
  Comment: No annual review of MDS sheets being done currently. Implement this practice. All employees involved with pool testing or maintenance must sign off on this annual review of the sheets.
  Item: Copies of MSDS sheets shall be available for employee review. Each member of staff shall review MSDS annually.
  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).