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: Coe College Pool
Address: 1220 1st Ave NE
Cedar Rapids, IA  52402
Person Contacted: Brian Ruffles
Title: Head Coach and Aquatics Director
Registration No: SP57-011-100
Type: Routine

Water Quality Information
Name: Indoor Pool >= 1500 sq ft
Registration No: SP57-011-100
Area (ft.): 11160
Volume (Sq. ft.): 440000
Filter Type: Sand
Filter Rate:
Turnover Rate:
Chlorine (Free): 1.8
ORP: HRR 834 / 7.4
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): 2.0
Chlorine (Combined): 0.2
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: 110
Calcium Hardness: 310
Temperature (F): 81.1
Spa must not exceed 104°
Type of Disinfectant: Chlorine
Disinfection make and model: Pulsar 3 Model PS-5000
Drain Cover make and model: Eureka MFG ASME A112,19.8-2007
Drain Cover exp. date: 06/01/2029
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@linncountyiowa.gov within 30 days of this inspection.

# Section Reference Ref. Page
1) Marking Pool: 15.4(4)j(2) 20
  Item: Depth Markers shall be located at 1-ft depth intervals, but not more than 25 ft. apart measured between the centers of the depth markers around the area of a swimming pool which has a water depth of 5 ft. or less
  Comment: Please label the depth at the shallowest end of the pool
2) Safety Pool: 15.4(4)b(2) 13
  Item: Pool ladders, ramps, handrails, and grab rails shall be securely anchored.
  Comment: Ladders shall be securely anchored
3) Structure/Diving Pool: 15.4(4)c(8) 14
  Item: Handrails shall be provided at all steps and ladders leading to diving boards which are more than 32 inches above the deck.
  Comment: The shallow diving boards shall have handrails.
4) 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: Guardrails shall be on the shallow diving boards. You may ask for a variance to have them shorter than to the deck, if you believe it is a safety issue within the starting blocks on the sides of them. Please cc me on that variance requests to IDPH.
  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).