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: Cottage Grove Place
Address: 2115 1st Ave SE
Cedar Rapids, IA  52402
Person Contacted: J Moyer
Title: Manager
Registration No: SP57-073-100
Type: Routine

Water Quality Information
Name: Indoor Spa
Registration No: SP57-073-100
Area (ft.): 87
Volume (Sq. ft.): 286
Filter Type: Sand
Filter Rate:
Turnover Rate:
Chlorine (Free): 5.6
ORP: 778
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): 6.0
Chlorine (Combined): 0.4
Bromine: n/a
Pool: 2-18ppm Spa: 4-18ppm
Water Quality Information (continued)
Cyanuric Acid: n/a
Must be less than 80 ppm
pH: 7.6
Pool and Spa: 7.2ppm-7.8ppm
If less than 6.8 or greater than 8.2 = closure
Total Alkalinity: 250
Calcium Hardness: 40
Temperature (F): 96.6
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: Please have #1 and #4 below done prior to reopening the spa.

A letter regarding the actions which will be taken in order to correct all other deficiencies listed below shall be emailed to me within 30 days.

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1) Management/Personnel Pool: 15.4(6)a 23
Spa: 15.51(5)a 16
  Comment: Sign up for next available class. Email me a copy of your certificate once obtained and keep a copy in your filter room. Spa shall remain closed until you have a CPO on staff at least 10hrs per week.
  Item: Certified Operator required
   
2) Management/Personnel Pool: 15.4(6)l 25
Spa: 15.51(5)j 18
  Comment: Have all staff that works with the pool and all nursing staff that work in the building review and sign off on this now and annually thereafter.
  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: Spa is to be tested prior to opening in the morning and then every 2 hours thereafter while spa is open. Consider limiting spa hours due to lack of use and inability to get someone there to do testing every 2 hours in the evenings, at night and possibly on the weekends. All maintenance should be trained on how to test and document the results in Frank's absence.
  Item: Not tested/recorded as often as necessary in Operation Records
   
4) Safety Pool: 15.4(4)h 18 and 19
  Comment: Replace main drain cover with VGB approved cover. Take a picture of drain cover prior to installing it, write the date of installation on the picture, email it to me and keep in your pool binder in the filter room. Spa is to remain closed until this has been completed.
  Item: All main drains shall be VGB compliant and within expiration date
   
5) Safety Pool: 15.4(4)b(8) 14
  Comment: Add this to steps when pool is drained to replace main drain cover.
  Item: When stairs are provided for entry into a swimming pool, a stripe at least 1 inch wide of a color contrasting with the step surface and with the swimming pool floor shall be marked at the top front edge of each tread. The stripe shall be slip-resistant.
   
6) Safety Pool: 15.4(6)k 25
Spa: 15.51(5)i 18
  Comment: Have all staff that works with the pool and all nursing staff that work in the building review and sign off on this now and annually thereafter.
  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).