Swimming Pool / Spa
Inspection Report


Jones County Environmental Services
105 Broadway Place, Suite 11
Anamosa, IA 52205
Phone: (319) 462-4715 Fax: (319) 462-5302
E-mail: environmental@co.jones.ia.us
  Facility Name: Anamosa Aqua Court
Address: 600 E Main St.
Anamosa, IA  52205
Person Contacted: Shelly Carr
Title: Director
Registration No: SP53-007-100 \ SP53-007-102 \ SP53-007-101
Type: Routine

Water Quality Information
Name: Out. Pool >= 1500 Out. Wading Out. Waterslide
Registration No: SP53-007-100 SP53-007-102 SP53-007-101
Area (ft.):
Volume (Sq. ft.): 200000 3675
Filter Type: Sand
Filter Rate:
Turnover Rate:
Chlorine (Free): 3.0
ORP: 741/7.2
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
Cyanuric Acid: <30
Must be less than 80 ppm
pH: 7.4
Pool and Spa: 7.2ppm-7.8ppm
If less than 6.8 or greater than 8.2 = closure
Total Alkalinity: 130
Calcium Hardness: 450

 

Water Quality Information (continued)
Name: Out. Pool >= 1500 Out. Wading Out. Waterslide
Registration No: SP53-007-100 SP53-007-102 SP53-007-101
Temperature (F): 78.4
Spa must not exceed 104°
Type of Disinfectant: Chlorine
Disinfection make and model: Pulsar Precision Liquid
Drain Cover make and model: Unknown
Drain Cover exp. date: 5/17/2022

Smoke Free Air Act
1. Facility in compliance with smoking ban?
( If no, complete complaint form )

Notes: Please email a letter of correction stating how the violations listed below have been and/or will be corrected to diane.midcalf@linncounty.org within 30 days of this inspection. Call Diane at 319-521-3066 with questions. Thank you!

The baby pool is not registered with IDPH and is not in use however, it does have water in it. Please have the gate to this locked unless it is in working order and registered with IDPH.

Address the leak at the pump for the waterslide.

# Section Reference Ref. Page
1) 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
   
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: Testing records are not complete. Chlorine and pH should be recorded within 30 minutes of opening the pool for the day and in intervals not to exceed 4 hours after. Combined Chlorine, Total Chlorine, Alkalinity, and Cyanuric Acid should be recorded weekly. Calcium Hardness and Bacterial Analysis that gets sent to the State Hygenic Laboratory should be recorded at least monthly.
   
3) 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.
   
4) Management/Personnel Pool: 15.4(6)e 24
  Item: "Water Slide Rules" signage incorrectly posted
  Comment: Rules and restrictions for the use of a water slide shall be posted near the slide. The rules shall address the following as applicable: (1) Use limits. (2) Attire. (3) Riding restrictions. (4) Water depth at exit. (5) Special rules to accommodate unique aspects of the attraction. (6) Special warnings about the relative degree of difficulty.
   
5) Safety Pool: 15.4(4)b(2) 13
  Item: Pool ladders, ramps, handrails, and grab rails shall be securely anchored.
  Comment: Tighten the ladder in the water slide area.
   
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: Add this to your Emergency Action Plan sign-off sheet.
   
7) Structure/Diving Pool: 15.4(4)c(9) 14
  Item: A platform or diving board that is 32 inches or more above the swimming pool deck shall have a guardrail on both sides. The guardrails shall be at least 36 inches high and shall extend to the edge of the deck. The guardrails shall have at least one horizontal mid-bar.
  Comment: Tighten the bolt underneath the diving board closest to the water slide's west guardrail, it is loose.
   
  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).