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: Days Inn and Suites
Address: 2215 Blairs Ferry Rd NE
Cedar Rapids, IA  52402
Person Contacted: Pritesh Patel (PK)
Title: CPO
Registration No: SP57-071-100
Type: Routine

Water Quality Information
Name: Indoor Pool < 1500 sq ft
Registration No: SP57-071-100
Area (ft.): 603
Volume (Sq. ft.): 17584
Filter Type: Sand
Filter Rate:
Turnover Rate:
Chlorine (Free): 4.2
ORP: 710
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): 4.6
Chlorine (Combined): 0.4
Bromine: N/a
Pool: 2-18ppm Spa: 4-18ppm
Water Quality Information (continued)
Cyanuric Acid: NA/
Must be less than 80 ppm
pH: 7.5
Pool and Spa: 7.2ppm-7.8ppm
If less than 6.8 or greater than 8.2 = closure
Total Alkalinity: 50
Calcium Hardness: 1000
Temperature (F): N/a
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 ORDER NEW TEST KIT TODAY, HAVE IT HERE BY TOMORROW, TUESDAY 3/10/2020 AND HAVE STAFF TRAINED THAT DAY ON HOW TO PROPERLY USE IT. See notes below. Please reach out with any questions on that or anything else in this report. If you do not have any questions, please correct all other violations and send me an email within 30 days to verify what you did to correct them. Thank you.

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1) Management/Personnel Pool: 15.4(6)h 25
  Comment: Please post a copy of your current CPO certificate in filter room.
  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
  Comment: Keep the results of Eco Labs testing in a separate binder to show when your Calcium hardness, Total Alk, Combined Cl and Total Cl, backwashing, chemical additions are being done. Please also write down the ORP a least twice per.day. MSDS sheets need to be in one binder and signed of on by all staff at hire and annually thereafter.
  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) Water Quality Pool: 15.4(2)f 11 and 12
Spa: 15.51(2)f 12
  Comment: Test kits missing bottle 0002 to properly test for free chlorine, so all of your manual readings have been done incorrectly. Order a new Taylor Test kit today, dispose of all of your current testing supplies and train front desk staff how to properly test for free chlorine and ph with new kit. Call me if you would like help with this.
  Item: Each facility shall have functional water testing equipment for free chlorine and combined chlorine, or total bromine; pH; total alkalinity; calcium hardness; and cyanuric acid
   
4) Water Quality Pool: 15.4(3)b(1) 12
Spa: 15.51(3)b(1) 12
  Comment: Please clean the depth markers inside the pool.
  Item: The pool or spa shall be clean
   
5) Safety Pool: 15.4(4)b(6)(7) 13 and 14
Spa: 15.51(4)b(3) 13
  Comment: Please tighten the base of the handrail that is at the steps in the shallow end.
  Item: Each set of recessed steps, stairs, and ramps shall be equipped with a grab rail or handrail on each side.
   
  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).