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: Homewood Suites by Hilton
Address: 1140 Park Place NE
Cedar Rapids, IA  52402
Person Contacted: K. Findley
Title: CPO
Registration No: SP57-110-100 \ SP57-110-101
Type: Routine

Water Quality Information
Name: Indoor Pool < 1500 sq ft Indoor Spa
Registration No: SP57-110-100 SP57-110-101
Area (ft.): 550 70
Volume (Sq. ft.): 16000 1200
Filter Type: Sand
Filter Rate:
Turnover Rate:
Chlorine (Free): 0.6
ORP: 669 / 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): 1.2
Chlorine (Combined): 0.6
Bromine: NA
Pool: 2-18ppm Spa: 4-18ppm
Cyanuric Acid: NA
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: 110
Calcium Hardness: 420

 

Water Quality Information (continued)
Name: Indoor Pool < 1500 sq ft Indoor Spa
Registration No: SP57-110-100 SP57-110-101
Temperature (F): 81
Spa must not exceed 104°
Type of Disinfectant: Chlorine
Disinfection make and model: Ecolab
Drain Cover make and model: Hayward WG1032BHF
Drain Cover exp. date: 11/4/2022

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.

# Section Reference Ref. Page
1) Management/Personnel Pool: 15.5(1) 20
Spa: 15.52(1) 54
  Item: No pool or spa shall be constructed or reconstructed without the owner or a designated representative of the owner first receiving a permit from the department. Construction shall be completed within 24 months from the date the construction permit is issued unless a written extension is granted by the department.
  Comment: Provide proof of permit with. IDPH for decommission of spa. Complete decommission of spa. Call IDPH for an after construction inspection of the decommissioning of the spa.
   
2) Decks Pool: 15.4(4)k(1) 21
Spa: 15.51(4)h(1) 15
  Item: Pool and Spa decks shall be maintained slip-resistant, and free of litter, obstructions and tripping hazards.
  Comment: There shall be 4’ of clear deck around the pool without furniture or tripping hazards.
   
3) Safety Pool: 15.4(4)f(3) 17
  Item: Lifesaving equipment shall be mounted in conspicuous places around the swimming pool deck during normal operations
  Comment: Lifesaving crook shall be on a 16 foot non extending pole
   
4) 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.
   
5) 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: Provide proof of EAP. Have all staff sign off on this now and annually thereafter.
   
  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).