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: AmericInn Lodge & Suites
Address: 8910 6th St SW
Cedar Rapids, IA  52404
Person Contacted: Todd Summers
Title: CPO
Registration No: 57-1421-103-2-B-001
Type: Routine

Water Quality Information
Name: Pool
Registration No: 57-1421-103-2-B-001
Area (ft.): 565
Volume (Sq. ft.): 17000
Filter Type: Sand
Filter Rate:
Turnover Rate:
Chlorine (Free): .8
ORP: 706
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): .6
Bromine:
Pool: 2-18ppm Spa: 4-18ppm
Water Quality Information (continued)
Cyanuric Acid:
Must be less than 80 ppm
pH: 7.4
Pool and Spa: 7.2ppm-7.8ppm
If less than 6.8 or greater than 8.2 = closure
Total Alkalinity: 70
Calcium Hardness: 220
Temperature (F): 88
Spa must not exceed 104°
Type of Disinfectant: Chlorine
Smoke Free Air Act
1. Facility in compliance with smoking ban?
( If no, complete complaint form )

Notes: Pool and spa closed due to lack of date of installation for drain covers in pool and spa. Once proof has been obtained or drain covers are replaced facility can re-open.

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1) Safety Pool: 15.4(4)f(4) 17
  Comment: First aid kit missing sterile 4"x4" bandage compress, self-adhering gauze bandage, and chemical cold compress.
  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.
   
2) Safety Pool: 15.4(4)f(6) 17 and 18
  Comment: Emergency phone not functional. Fix/replace phone or remove phone and change sign to indicate that emergency phone available at front desk instead.
  Item: At swimming pools where lifeguards are employed, a telephone shall be available to the swimming pool staff for emergency purposes.
   
3) Safety Pool: 15.4(4)h 18 and 19
  Comment: Not able to confirm installation date for main drain covers in pool and in spa.
  Item: All main drains shall be VGB compliant and within expiration date
   
  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).