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: Sleep Inn & Suites
Address: 310 Virgil Ave
Mount Vernon, IA  52314
Person Contacted: Kayla
Title: GM
Registration No: SP57-100-100 \ SP57-100-101
Type: Routine

Water Quality Information
Name: Indoor Pool < 1500 sq ft Indoor Spa
Registration No: SP57-100-100 SP57-100-101
Area (ft.): 435 80
Volume (Sq. ft.): 16000 1800
Filter Type: Sand Sand
Filter Rate:
Turnover Rate:
Chlorine (Free): 2.4 1.8
ORP: 786 700
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): 2.4 2.2
Chlorine (Combined): 0 0.4
Bromine: NA NA
Pool: 2-18ppm Spa: 4-18ppm
Cyanuric Acid: NA NA
Must be less than 80 ppm
pH: 7.4 7.6
Pool and Spa: 7.2ppm-7.8ppm
If less than 6.8 or greater than 8.2 = closure
Total Alkalinity: 70 80
Calcium Hardness: 1250 1500

 

Water Quality Information (continued)
Name: Indoor Pool < 1500 sq ft Indoor Spa
Registration No: SP57-100-100 SP57-100-101
Temperature (F): 78 103.1
Spa must not exceed 104°
Type of Disinfectant: Chlorine Chlorine
Disinfection make and model: EcoLab All In One CalHypo 1030 EcoLab All In One CalHypo 1030
Drain Cover make and model: Aquastar Aquastar
Drain Cover exp. date: 4/29/24 4/29/24

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

Notes: Inspector is closing Pool and Spa today due to lack of documentation and the submerged lighting in pool and spa not working.
Call inspector 319-521-3066 for reinspection once you have documented 48 hours of required chemical readings within acceptable range, submitted monthly microbial samples, and fixed submerged lighting. Until then they shall remain closed.

Please email a letter of correction to inspector within 30 days for the remaining items.

# Section Reference Ref. Page
1) Management/Personnel Pool: 15.4(6)a 23
Spa: 15.51(5)a 16
  Item: Certified Operator required
  Comment: A copy of CPO certificate shall be placed in pool binder
   
2) 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, GFCI tests
  Comment: All of these shall be documented in pool binder
   
3) 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
  Comment: All of these shall be documented in pool binder
   
4) 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: CPO shall ensure that free chlorine, combined chlorine, total chlorine, alkalinity, cal hardness, pH, bacterial analysis, GFCI shall all be tested and documented as frequently as stated in pool code.
   
5) 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: All skimmers shall have weirs in place
   
6) Water Quality Spa: 15.51(3)b(2) 12
  Item: A spa containing 500 gal of water or less shall be drained once a week, a spa over 500 gal to 2000 gal shall be drained once every 2 weeks, and a spa over 2000 gal shall be drained once every 3 weeks
  Comment: This shall be documented
   
7) Safety Pool: 15.4(4)f(4) 17
  Item: A first-aid kit shall be equipped with: band-aids, sterile 4x4 bandage compress, self-adhering gauze bandage, disposable gloves, and a chemical cold press.
  Comment: All of these shall be in the first aid kit
   
8) Safety Pool: 15.4(4)l(5) 22
Spa: 15.51(4)k(4) 16
  Item: An indoor swimming pool or spa shall have at least one 36-inch-wide gate or door. Gates and doors shall be lockable. Except where lifeguard supervision is provided, gates and doors shall be self-closing and self-latching.
  Comment: Doors entering the pool area shall be self latching and function as so
   
9) Safety Pool: 15.4(4)b(2) 13
  Item: Pool ladders, ramps, handrails, and grab rails shall be securely anchored.
  Comment: All ladders and handrails shall be secure
   
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: These shall be available and signed off annually by all staff
   
11) Safety Pool: 15.4(6)l 13
Spa: 15.4(6)l 19
  Item: The facility management shall develop a written emergency plan. The emergency plan shall be reviewed with the facility staff at least once a year, and the dates of review or training shall be recorded in the pool records.
  Comment: These shall be available and signed off annually by all staff
   
12) Safety Pool: 15.4(4)m(2) 22
Spa: 15.51(4)j(4) 16
  Item: Lighting shall be used for pool/spa so that all portions including main drain can be seen, and shall be in working order.
  Comment: The submerged lighting int he pool and spa shall work
   
  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).