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: Fairfield Inns & Suites
Address: 605 32nd Ave SW
Cedar Rapids, IA  52404
Person Contacted: Gloria Smith
Title: General Manager
Registration No: SP57-111-100 \ SP57-111-101
Type: Routine

Water Quality Information
Name: Indoor Pool < 1500 sq ft Indoor Spa
Registration No: SP57-111-100 SP57-111-101
Area (ft.): 273 52
Volume (Sq. ft.): 7549 909
Filter Type: Sand
Filter Rate:
Turnover Rate:
Chlorine (Free): NA
ORP: 710
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): NA
Chlorine (Combined): NA
Bromine: 17.55
Pool: 2-18ppm Spa: 4-18ppm
Cyanuric Acid: Na
Must be less than 80 ppm
pH: 7.8
Pool and Spa: 7.2ppm-7.8ppm
If less than 6.8 or greater than 8.2 = closure
Total Alkalinity: 30
Calcium Hardness: 20

 

Water Quality Information (continued)
Name: Indoor Pool < 1500 sq ft Indoor Spa
Registration No: SP57-111-100 SP57-111-101
Temperature (F):
Spa must not exceed 104°
Type of Disinfectant: Bromine
Disinfection make and model: Penitair Model 300
Drain Cover make and model: Unknown
Drain Cover exp. date: 7/20/2022

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

Notes: Pool was closed by Inspector today due to missing appropriate water testing supplies.
Call Inspector when you get the proper testing supplies and I will come back to train your staff on how to use them. Inspector will go over other violations listed below at that time.

Spa was closed, drained, and covered upon arrival. Note: If you are planning on decommissioning the spa, be sure to have your contractor get a permit from IDPH approving the plans prior to the start of the project.

# Section Reference Ref. Page
1) Management/Personnel Pool: 15.4(6)a 23
Spa: 15.51(5)a 16
  Item: Certified Operator required
  Comment: Provide copy of CPO Certificate (Carrie Grahm 5159886608)
   
2) Management/Personnel Pool: 15.4(6)f 24
Spa: 15.51(5)e 17
  Item: Records shall include results of monthly microbial analyses
  Comment: Keep monthly record of this in pool binder
   
3) Management/Personnel Pool: 15.4(6)i 25
Spa: 15.51(5)g 18
  Item: A permanent manual of operation shall be kept in facility
  Comment: This should include all of the information needed upon inspection.
   
4) 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: Keep record of this in pool binder
   
5) 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: Keep monthly record of this in pool binder
   
6) 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: Pool shall be tested and documented within 30 minutes of opening and at least every 4 hours thereafter every day.
   
7) Water Quality Pool: 15.4(2)f 11 and 12
Spa: 15.51(2)f 12
  Item: Each facility shall have functional water testing equipment for free chlorine and combined chlorine, or total bromine; pH; total alkalinity; calcium hardness; and cyanuric acid
  Comment: Pool shall remain closed until an appropriate (non expired) test kit is in house and staff are trained to use it.
   
8) 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: Provide annual sign off sheet for all staff showing that they have reviewed this.
   
9) 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 annual sign off sheet for all staff showing that they have reviewed this.
   
10) Safety Pool: 15.4(4)m(2) 22
Spa: 15.51(4)j(4) 16
  Item: Fully submerged lighting in a pool or spa shall be in working order.
  Comment: Submerged lights 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).