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: Kirkwood Estates
Address: 615 Miller Ave DR SW
Cedar Rapids, IA  52404
Person Contacted: JD. James Mincey
Title: CPO
Registration No: SP57-045-100
Type: Routine

Water Quality Information
Name: Outdoor Pool < 1500 sq ft
Registration No: SP57-045-100
Area (ft.): 1485
Volume (Sq. ft.): 40000
Filter Type: Sand
Filter Rate:
Turnover Rate:
Chlorine (Free): 3.0
ORP: NA
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
Bromine: NA
Pool: 2-18ppm Spa: 4-18ppm
Water Quality Information (continued)
Cyanuric Acid: <30
Must be less than 80 ppm
pH: 7.8
Pool and Spa: 7.2ppm-7.8ppm
If less than 6.8 or greater than 8.2 = closure
Total Alkalinity: 70
Calcium Hardness: 350
Temperature (F): 76.1
Spa must not exceed 104°
Type of Disinfectant: Chlorine
Disinfection make and model: Pulsar 1 Model # SF-4W
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 email me at Diane.midcalf@linncounty.org within 30 days explaining how each of the violations has been addressed. Thank you.

# Section Reference Ref. Page
1) Management/Personnel Pool: 15.4(6)d 24
  Item: "No Lifeguard" signage incorrectly posted
  Comment: Post a sign specifically stating ‘No Lifeguard on Duty’ on the outside of the entrance gate.
   
2) 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: Have two ‘Pool Rules’ signs in pool area.
   
3) Marking Pool: 15.4(4)i(1) 19
  Item: The bottom and sides of a swimming pool shall be white or a light color
  Comment: The pool should be white or a light color, not blue. Please repaint it a lighter color at next draining of the pool or at least prior to reopening in 2022. It is ok for the 2021 season since it is already filled.
   
4) Marking Pool: 15.4(4)j(7) 20
  Item: Letters, numbers, and graphics marked on the deck shall be slip-resistant, of a color contrasting with the deck and at least 4 inches in height.
  Comment: Repaint depth markers and no diving verbiage on the deck black, or a very dark blue for better contrast and easier visibility. Please do this asap.
   
5) Safety Spa: 15.51(4)b(5) 13
  Item: Spa ladders, handrails, and grab rails shall be securely anchored.
  Comment: Tighten handrails at shallow entrance and on the ladder
   
6) Safety Pool: 15.4(4)b(8) 14
  Item: When stairs are provided for entry into a swimming pool, a stripe at least 1 inch wide of a color contrasting with the step surface and with the swimming pool floor shall be marked at the top front edge of each tread. The stripe shall be slip-resistant.
  Comment: See below
   
  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).