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: 4444 Czech Ln NE
Cedar Rapids, IA  52402
Person Contacted: Holly
Title: GM
Registration No: SP57-057-100 \ SP57-057-101
Type: Routine

Water Quality Information
Name: Indoor Pool < 1500 sq ft Indoor Spa
Registration No: SP57-057-100 SP57-057-101
Area (ft.): 576 70
Volume (Sq. ft.): 17165
Filter Type: Sand
Filter Rate:
Turnover Rate:
Chlorine (Free): 1.4
ORP: 640
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): 0.8
Chlorine (Combined): 0.6
Bromine: N/A
Pool: 2-18ppm Spa: 4-18ppm
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: 70
Calcium Hardness: 120

 

Water Quality Information (continued)
Name: Indoor Pool < 1500 sq ft Indoor Spa
Registration No: SP57-057-100 SP57-057-101
Temperature (F): 103.4
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: Facility shall change chemical test times to 5:30am, 9:30am, 1:30pm and 5:30pm daily when pool is in operating order.
ORP shall remain between 650 and 880 when pool is in operating order.
Pool water temp is at 103.4 today, which is much higher then recommended. In the future, if temp exceeds 104.0 pool shall be closed (which it is today)

# Section Reference Ref. Page
1) Management/Personnel Pool: 15.4(6)h 25
  Comment: Copy of CPO license shall be kept in Operational Manual. Facility shall get their own CPO asap.
  Item: Copies of certificates (CPO, Lifeguard, First Aid, Basic Water Rescue, and CPR) kept in facility
   
2) Management/Personnel Pool: 15.4(6)f(6) 24
Spa: 15:51(5)e(8) 17
  Comment: Recommending to use Swim Pool Log provided.
  Item: Monthly ground fault circuit interrupter (GFCI) shall be included in Operational Records
   
3) Management/Personnel Pool: 15.4(6)l 25
Spa: 15.51(5)j 18
  Comment: Alll staff shall sign off on this within 30 days and annually thereafter.
  Item: A written emergency plan shall be provided and reviewed annually
   
4) Management/Personnel Pool: 15.4(6)f 24
Spa: 15.51(5)e 17
  Comment: Alll staff shall sign off on review of the MSDS sheets within 30 days and annually thereafter. Monthly microbial analysis reports shall be kept in the Operations Manual.
  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
   
5) Management/Personnel Pool: 15.4(6)b 23
  Comment: Pool area shall have 2 pool rules signs posted.
  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.
   
6) Decks Pool: 15.5(4)a 29
  Comment: Chairs shall be moved or removed to comply with 4 feet of clear room to walk around the pool.
  Item: A swimming pool shall be surrounded by a deck. The deck shall be at least 6 ft. wide for a Class A swimming pool, and 4 ft. wide for a Class B swimming pool, and shall extend at least 4 ft. beyond the diving stands, lifeguard chairs, swimming pool slides, or any other deck equipment.
   
7) Safety Pool: 15.4(4)f(4) 17
  Comment: First aid kit shall include all of these.
  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.
   
8) Safety Pool: 15.4(4)f(6) 18
Spa: 15.51(4)d 13
  Comment: An emergency phone shal be available with a sign stating exactly how to call 911 and include the address of the facility.
  Item: Swimming pools where lifeguards are not provided shall have a designated emergency phone and shall be available to users of swimming pools when the swimming pool is open. When the telephone is not within the confines of the swimming pool, the location of the emergency telephone shall be posted in a conspicuous place within the swimming pool enclosure. Instructions for emergency use of the telephone shall be posted near the telephone.
   
  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).