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: Quality Inn
Address: 4747 1st Ave SE
Cedar Rapids, IA  52402
Person Contacted: Harry Patel
Title: Front Desk Manager
Registration No: SP57-068-100 \ SP57-068-101
Type: Routine

Water Quality Information
Name: Indoor Pool < 1500 sq ft Indoor Spa
Registration No: SP57-068-100 SP57-068-101
Area (ft.): 252
Volume (Sq. ft.): 7250
Filter Type:
Filter Rate:
Turnover Rate:
Chlorine (Free):
ORP: 631
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): N/a
Chlorine (Combined): N/a
Bromine: 1.35
Pool: 2-18ppm Spa: 4-18ppm
Cyanuric Acid: N/a
Must be less than 80 ppm
pH: 7.2
Pool and Spa: 7.2ppm-7.8ppm
If less than 6.8 or greater than 8.2 = closure
Total Alkalinity: 50
Calcium Hardness: 500

 

Water Quality Information (continued)
Name: Indoor Pool < 1500 sq ft Indoor Spa
Registration No: SP57-068-100 SP57-068-101
Temperature (F):
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 closed at routine inspection today. Unable to find CPO certificate and dates main drain covers were installed. Bromine and ORP below acceptable levels. CPO unavailable. Please schedule appt for CPO and GM to meet with Dustin at Linn County Public Health to discuss. These will need to be corrected and pass a reinspection prior to reopening. Shall provide proof that all other violations are completed within 30 days.

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1) Management/Personnel Pool: 15.4(6)h 25
  Item: Copies of certificates (CPO, Lifeguard, First Aid, Basic Water Rescue, and CPR) kept in facility
   
2) Management/Personnel Pool: 15.4(6)f 24
Spa: 15.51(5)e 17
  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
   
3) Management/Personnel Pool: 15.4(6)i 25
Spa: 15.51(5)g 18
  Item: A permanent manual of operation shall be kept in facility
   
4) Management/Personnel Pool: 15.4(6)l 25
Spa: 15.51(5)j 18
  Item: A written emergency plan shall be provided and reviewed annually
   
5) Management/Personnel Pool: 15.4(6)f(4) 24
Spa: 15.51(5)e(5) 17
  Item: Dates and quantities of chemical additions (superchlorination) must be included in Operational Records
   
6) Management/Personnel Pool: 15.4(4)h(1) 18
Spa: 15.51(4)f 14
  Item: Main drain and Safety Vacuum Release System documentation (VGB) with dates of installation must be kept in facility. Each SVRS shall be tested monthly and the test dates recorded
   
7) Management/Personnel Pool: 15.4(6)f(5) 24
Spa: 15.51(5)e(6) 17
  Item: Dates when filters are backwashed, cleaned, or changed included in Operational Records
   
8) Management/Personnel Pool: 15.4(2)e 10 and 11
Spa: 15.51(2)e 11 and 12
  Item: Not tested/recorded as often as necessary in Operation Records
   
9) Filtration/Recirculation Pool: 15.4(4)g 18
Spa: 15.51(4)e 14
  Item: Water level shall be maintained at skimmer level
   
10) Filtration/Recirculation Pool: 15.4(1)b(4) 8
Spa: 15.51(1)e 9
  Item: Skimmer shall have an easily removable basket/screen upstream from any valve and have a Self-adjusting weir in place
   
11) Water Quality Pool: 15.4(2)a(1) 9
  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
   
12) Safety Pool: 15.4(4)f(4) 17
  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.
   
  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).