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: Washington High School
Address: 2205 Forest Dr SE
Cedar Rapids, IA  52403
Person Contacted: Tom Roth
Title: CPO
Registration No: SP57-039-100
Type: Routine

Water Quality Information
Name: Indoor Pool >= 1500 sq ft
Registration No: SP57-039-100
Area (ft.): 3150
Volume (Sq. ft.): 159847
Filter Type: Sand
Filter Rate:
Turnover Rate:
Chlorine (Free): 3.4
ORP: 862
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): 3.8
Chlorine (Combined): O.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: 7.5
Pool and Spa: 7.2ppm-7.8ppm
If less than 6.8 or greater than 8.2 = closure
Total Alkalinity: 90
Calcium Hardness: 450
Temperature (F): N/A
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 me an email within 30 days explaining how you corrected the violations we went over today, or at least how and when you plan to correct them. My email address is Diane.midcalf@linncounty.org. Thank you Tom.

# Section Reference Ref. Page
1) 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: Each facility shall have a specific binder that includes an Emergency Action Plan and all staff members that are either work with the pool or bring children to the pool shall review this information and sign off on it annually.
2) 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: All pools shall document water chemicals 30 minutes prior to opening the pool and every 4 hours thereafter (at the minimum) as long as the pool is open. At least 2 of these shall be manual testing. The others can simply be documenting the pH and HRR.
3) 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.
  Comment: Please update bandaids, 4x4’s and disposable gloves. Please also put a sign on the cabinet that states “FIRST AID KIT”.
4) Safety Pool: 15.4(4)f(6) 17 and 18
  Item: At swimming pools where lifeguards are employed, a telephone shall be available to the swimming pool staff for emergency purposes.
  Comment: All pools shall have an emergency phone that is available, in an easily accessible area, that is clearly labeled with instructions on how to call 911 and the address of the facility.
5) Safety Pool: 15.4(4)f(1) 17
  Item: A minimum of one unit of lifesaving equipment shall be provided for each 1500 sq. ft. of water surface area or fraction thereof. The area of a swimming pool where the water is 2 ft. deep or less may be subtracted from the total area for this requirement. A swimming pool is not required to have more than ten units of lifesaving equipment.
  Comment: Life hook shall have a 12 foot sturdy pole attached at all times, ready to use.
6) 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: It is best to do this along with the Emergency Action Plan.
  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).