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: Hilton Garden Inn
Address: 4640 North River Blvd NE
Cedar Rapids, Iowa  52411
Person Contacted: Ginger Sickels
Title: GM
Registration No: SP57-124
Type: Routine

Water Quality Information
Name: Pool < 1500 sq ft
Registration No: SP57-124
Area (ft.): 399
Volume (Sq. ft.): 11115
Filter Type: Sand
Filter Rate:
Turnover Rate:
Chlorine (Free): 4.4
ORP: F Cl 3.09-pH 7.44
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): 4.4
Chlorine (Combined): 0.6
Bromine: NA
Pool: 2-18ppm Spa: 4-18ppm
Water Quality Information (continued)
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: 20
Calcium Hardness: 460
Temperature (F): 83
Spa must not exceed 104°
Type of Disinfectant: Saline
Disinfection make and model: Pure Comfort Pool & Spa
Drain Cover make and model: Waterway 640-136xV
Drain Cover exp. date: 02/09/2028
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.

# 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: Have staff sign off on this as reviewed now and annually thereafter.
   
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: Be sure to document this monthly.
   
3) 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 intervals between tests do not exceed 4 hours while pool is open. For example- 7:30am, 11am, 3pm and 7pm would work great.
   
4) 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: Post a sign around the emergency phone stating 'First Aid Kit Located At Front Desk".
   
5) 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
  Comment: Post an NFPA Placard sign on the outside of the Pump/filter room door.
   
6) Safety Pool: 15.4(4)b(2) 13
  Item: Pool ladders, ramps, handrails, and grab rails shall be securely anchored.
  Comment: Tighten the handrail at the steps.
   
  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).