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: Parkridge Condominium
Address: 51 29th Ave Dr SW #2
Cedar Rapids, IA  52404
Person Contacted: Alicia Ulferts
Title: CPO
Registration No: SP57-063-100
Type: Routine

Water Quality Information
Name: Outdoor Pool < 1500 sq ft
Registration No: SP57-063-100
Area (ft.): 1269
Volume (Sq. ft.):
Filter Type: Sand
Filter Rate:
Turnover Rate:
Chlorine (Free): 3.8
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): 3.8
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: 110
Calcium Hardness: 500
Temperature (F): 78.2
Spa must not exceed 104°
Type of Disinfectant: Chlorine
Disinfection make and model: Perfrom-MAX 940 In-Line
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: FYI, your pool registration will expire in April of 2022. Contact IDPH prior to that to renew.
Drain covers need replaced by Labor Day 2024.

Please make note of how the violations listed below have been corrected within 30 days from today and email it to me at diane.midcalf@linncounty.org


Thank you.

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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: Have all staff read and sign off on this now and annually thereafter.
   
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: Re-do Pool Rules signs to include this and maximum capacity for pool.
   
3) Management/Personnel Pool: 15.4(6)d 24
  Item: "No Lifeguard" signage incorrectly posted
  Comment: Have a 'No Lifeguard On Duty' sign located inside of the pool area.
   
4) Filtration/Recirculation Pool: 15.4(1)b(4) 8
Spa: 15.51(1)e 9
  Item: Skimmer shall have an easily removable basket/screen upstream from any valve and have a Self-adjusting weir in place
  Comment: Replace weirs.
   
5) 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
  Comment: Order a new test kit that measures the disinfectant at 0.2 ppm (Taylor FAS-DPD).
   
6) 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 on the deck
   
7) 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.
  Comment: Display a 'First Aid Kit and Emergency Phone Located Here' sign above the box that holds them.
   
8) Safety Pool: 15.4(4)f(6) 18
Spa: 15.51(4)d 13
  Item: Swimming pools where lifeguards are not provided shall have a designated emergency phone and shall be available to users of swimming pools when the swimming pool is open. When the telephone is not within the confines of the swimming pool, the location of the emergency telephone shall be posted in a conspicuous place within the swimming pool enclosure. Instructions for emergency use of the telephone shall be posted near the telephone.
  Comment: Have an emergency phone available at all times that the pool is open. Display a 'First Aid Kit and Emergency Phone Located Here' sign above the box that holds them.
   
9) Safety Pool: 15.4(4)f(3) 17
  Item: Lifesaving equipment shall be mounted in conspicuous places around the swimming pool deck during normal operations
  Comment: Order a new life preserver and mount it in a conspicuous place.
   
10) 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: Have all staff read and sign off on this now 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).