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: Tru by Hilton
Address: 3900 Westdale Parkway SW
Cedar Rapids, IA  52404
Person Contacted: Andrew Leonard
Title: CPO
Registration No: SP57-116-100
Type: Routine

Water Quality Information
Name: Indoor Pool < 150
Registration No: SP57-116-100
Area (ft.): 352
Volume (Sq. ft.): 1408
Filter Type: Sand
Filter Rate:
Turnover Rate:
Chlorine (Free): 3.0
ORP: 739
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): 3.0
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: 7.3
Pool and Spa: 7.2ppm-7.8ppm
If less than 6.8 or greater than 8.2 = closure
Total Alkalinity: 70
Calcium Hardness: 280
Temperature (F):
Spa must not exceed 104°
Type of Disinfectant: Chlorine
Disinfection make and model:
Drain Cover make and model:
Drain Cover exp. date:
Smoke Free Air Act
1. Facility in compliance with smoking ban?
( If no, complete complaint form )

Notes: Please send an email to Diane.midcalf@linncounty.org, or text me pictures at 3195213066 within 30 days of this inspection explaining how the violations stated today have been, or will be corrected. Thank you.

# Section Reference Ref. Page
1) Smoke Free Air Act      
  Item: Iowa Smoke free Air Act
  Comment: Iowa Smokefree Air Act clings shall be posted on each entrance door.to the pool. Clings were provided at inspection today.
2) Management/Personnel Pool: 15.4(6)f(6) 24
Spa: 15:51(5)e(8) 17
  Item: Monthly ground fault circuit interrupter (GFCI) shall be included in Operational Records
  Comment: All outlets on pool deck and in pump room shall be tested monthly, at the minimum. I suggest to do it and record it when you get your monthly water sample for the bacterial analysis for the State Hygienic Lab.
3) 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
  Comment: This shall include emergency action plans for drowning, fire, severe weather. This shall be reviewed and signed off by all employees upon hire and annually thereafter.
4) 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
  Comment: Documentation of water’s free chlorine and ORP or documentation of manual water testing shall be done 30 minutes prior to pool opening and every 4 hours thereafter that the pool remains open each and every day. At least 2 of those daily water tests shall be manual tests.
5) Safety Pool: 15.4(6)k 25
Spa: 15.51(5)i 18
  Item: Copies of MSDS sheets shall be available for employee review. Each member of staff shall review MSDS annually.
  Comment: MSDS sheets for all chemicals in the pool area shall be reviewed and signed off by all employees upon hire and annually thereafter.
  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).