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: Comfort Inn & Suites Airport
Address: 710 America Drive SW
Cedar Rapids, IA  52404
Person Contacted: Front Desk Staff
Title: FD
Registration No: SP57-117-100 \ SP57-117-101
Type: Routine

Water Quality Information
Name: Indoor Pool < 150 Indoor Spa
Registration No: SP57-117-100 SP57-117-101
Area (ft.): N/A N/A
Volume (Sq. ft.): N/A N/A
Filter Type: Sand
Filter Rate:
Turnover Rate:
Chlorine (Free): 1.2
ORP: 776
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): 2.0
Chlorine (Combined): 0.8
Bromine: NA
Pool: 2-18ppm Spa: 4-18ppm
Cyanuric Acid: NA
Must be less than 80 ppm
pH: 7.2
Pool and Spa: 7.2ppm-7.8ppm
If less than 6.8 or greater than 8.2 = closure
Total Alkalinity: 40
Calcium Hardness: 800

 

Water Quality Information (continued)
Name: Indoor Pool < 150 Indoor Spa
Registration No: SP57-117-100 SP57-117-101
Temperature (F): NA
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: Spa was closed upon arrival today with pump and circulatory system shut off and sand in the bottom of the Spa. Pool is being closed by inspector due to lack of processes and documentation including VGB compliance. Pool and Spa shall remain closed and owner shall work with Diane at Linn County Public Health to become compliant and a reinspection by Diane shall be completed prior to reopening either the Pool or Spa. Contact info: 319-892-6026 or Diane.midcalf@linncounty/org

# Section Reference Ref. Page
1) Smoke Free Air Act      
  Item: Iowa Smoke free Air Act
  Comment: Iowa Smoke Free Air Act signs have to be on all doors that enter the facility. I will mail them to you.
   
2) Management/Personnel Pool: 15.4(6)a 23
Spa: 15.51(5)a 16
  Item: Certified Operator required
   
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
   
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
   
5) 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
   
6) Management/Personnel Pool: 15.4(6)f(4) 24
Spa: 15.51(5)e(5) 17
  Item: Dates and quantities of chemical additions (superchlorination) must be included in Operational Records
   
7) 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
   
8) Management/Personnel Pool: 15.4(6)f(5) 24
Spa: 15.51(5)e(6) 17
  Item: Dates when filters are backwashed, cleaned, or changed included in Operational Records
   
9) Management/Personnel Pool: 15.4(4)h(1) 18
Spa: 15.51(4)f 14
  Item: Main drain and Safety Vacuum Release System documentation (VGB) with dates of installation must be kept in facility. Each SVRS shall be tested monthly and the test dates recorded
   
10) Management/Personnel Pool: 15.4(2)e 10 and 11
Spa: 15.51(2)e 11 and 12
  Item: Manual tests are not being conducted as often as necessary
   
11) Water Quality Pool: 15.4(2)f 11 and 12
Spa: 15.51(2)f 12
  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
   
12) Safety Pool: 15.4(4)f(4) 17
  Item: A swimming pool facility shall have a first-aid kit. Where lifeguards are not provided, the first-aid kit shall be prominently mounted in the swimming pool enclosure, or a sign stating its location shall be posted near the swimming pool.
   
13) Safety Pool: 15.4(4)n(1)8 23
  Item: Rooms or buildings where chlorine is stored or used shall be placarded in accordance with 875--Chapter 140, Iowa Administrative Code
   
14) Safety Pool: 15.4(4)b(2) 13
  Item: Pool ladders, ramps, handrails, and grab rails shall be securely anchored.
  Comment: None of them are securely anchored
   
15) 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.
   
  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).