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: Cedar Rapids Airport Inn & Suites
Address: 9100 Atlantic Dr SW
Cedar Rapids, IA  52404
Person Contacted: Debra Kendall
Title: GM
Registration No: SP57-061-100 \ SP57-061-101
Type: Routine

Water Quality Information
Name: Indoor Pool < 1500 sq ft Indoor Spa
Registration No: SP57-061-100 SP57-061-101
Area (ft.): 288 56
Volume (Sq. ft.): 10000 800
Filter Type: Sand Sand
Filter Rate:
Turnover Rate:
Chlorine (Free): 1.6 0.8
ORP: 711 / 7.41 725 / 7.37
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): 2.2 1.2
Chlorine (Combined): 0.6 0.6
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: 50 50
Calcium Hardness: 730 290

 

Water Quality Information (continued)
Name: Indoor Pool < 1500 sq ft Indoor Spa
Registration No: SP57-061-100 SP57-061-101
Temperature (F): 86.0 100.5
Spa must not exceed 104°
Type of Disinfectant: Chlorine Chlorine
Disinfection make and model: Ecolab N-290 2 way Clrntr Ecolab N-290 2 way Clrntr
Drain Cover make and model: Aquastar A10RCFR101 Aquastar 12MF101
Drain Cover exp. date: 11/16/2022 11/16/2022

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@linncountyiowa.gov within 30 days of this inspection.

Since many of the violations are repeat violations from previous years, I plan to do a reinspection at or after 30 days from today to ensure that they have been addressed.

# 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 at least monthlly
   
2) Management/Personnel Pool: 15.4(4)h(1) 18
Spa: 15.51(4)f 14
  Item: Safety Vacuum Release System documentation must be kept in facility, if applicable. Each SVRS shall be tested monthly and the test dates shall be recorded.
  Comment: Document SVRS testing at least 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: Document water testing at lease every 2 hours for the spa and at least every 4 hours for the pool while they are open. At least 2 tests each day shall be manual in each body of water. Document alkalinity at least weekly. Document calcium hardness at least monthly.
   
4) 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: Purchase and hang one more Pool Rules sign.
   
5) Water Quality Spa: 15.51(2)a(1) 9
  Item: Spa water shall have a free chlorine residual of at least 2.0 ppm and no greater than 8.0 ppm, or a total bromine residual of at least 4.0 ppm and no greater than 18.0 ppm when the spa is open for use
  Comment: Increase ORP setting to 740 to keep the chlorine level above 2.0.
   
6) Safety Pool: 15.4(4)l(3) 21
Spa: 15.51(4)k(3) 16
  Item: At least one gate or door with an opening of at least 36 inches in width shall be provided for emergency purposes. Gates and doors shall be lockable. Except where lifeguard or structural program supervision is provided whenever the swimming pool is open, gates and doors shall be self-closing and self-latching
  Comment: Door to pool and spa shall be self latching
   
7) 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 sign off on this now and annually thereafter
   
8) 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: Have all staff sign off on this now and annually thereafter
   
9) Safety Spa: 15.51(4)l 16
  Item: The agitation system control (timer) shall be installed out of the reach of persons in the spa. The "on" cycle for the agitation system shall be no more than ten minutes
  Comment: Change timer on spa, it is running greater than 15 minutes.
   
10) 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: Fix pool light
   
  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).