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: Residence Inn by Marriot
Address: 730 33rd Avenue SW
Cedar Rapids, IA  52404
Person Contacted: Devonte CPO and Abigail GM
Title: N/A
Registration No: SP57-114-100
Type: Routine

Water Quality Information
Name: Indoor Pool < 150
Registration No: SP57-114-100
Area (ft.): 540
Volume (Sq. ft.): 16200
Filter Type: Sand
Filter Rate:
Turnover Rate:
Chlorine (Free): NA
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): NA
Chlorine (Combined): NA
Bromine: 5.2
Pool: 2-18ppm Spa: 4-18ppm
Water Quality Information (continued)
Cyanuric Acid: NA
Must be less than 80 ppm
pH: 6.8
Pool and Spa: 7.2ppm-7.8ppm
If less than 6.8 or greater than 8.2 = closure
Total Alkalinity: 90
Calcium Hardness: 70
Temperature (F):
Spa must not exceed 104°
Type of Disinfectant: Bromine
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: Ensure that door to pump room is easily opened with appropriate key

# 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: Update and have all staff sing off that they have reviewed.
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: Record this monthly
3) Management/Personnel Pool: 15.4(6)f 24
Spa: 15.51(5)e 17
  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
  Comment: Organize a binder to store all of this information. Find SDS binder and have all staff sign off that they have reviewed it annually.
4) Management/Personnel Pool: 15.4(6)i 25
Spa: 15.51(5)g 18
  Item: A permanent manual of operation shall be kept in facility
  Comment: Add the following to the binder of operations with the manuals. How to super chlorinate, how to manually test water and how often, how to backwash, how to vacuum or clean bottom of pool
5) 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: Make sure to record either readings of ORP and pH or manual tests for Bromine and pH (at least two per day) every four hours.
6) Management/Personnel Pool: 15.4(6)b 23
  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.
  Comment: Install one more Pool Rules sign that also includes Maximum Capacity
7) Filtration/Recirculation Pool: 15.4(1)b(2) 8
Spa: 15.51(1)a(4) 8
  Item: Recirculation system shall have an operating gauge installed in the proper location near filter
  Comment: Fix sand filter gauge which reads 0 today
8) Water Quality Pool: 15.4(1)a 8
Spa: 15.51(1)a 8
  Item: A pool / spa filtration system shall be in working order and provide water clarity up to code standards
  Comment: Pool shall be free of algae and floaters.
9) Water Quality Pool: 15.4(2)b 10
Spa: 15.51(2)b 10
  Item: The pH level of a spa / pool shall be 7.2 to 7.8
  Comment: PH shall be 7.2-7.8. It was 6.8 today from my manual test, but your automatic reader shows it at 7.4. Have someone look into that.
10) Marking Pool: 15.4(4)j(6) 20
  Item: "No Diving" or equivalent wording or graphics shall be marked on the swimming pool deck within 3 ft. of the edge of the swimming pool where the water is shallow. The makers shall be 25 ft apart or less.
  Comment: No diving signs shall be located at each and every depth marker
  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).