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: Ramada Hotel
Address: 525 33rd Ave SW
Cedar Rapids, IA  52404
Person Contacted: Brad Eichhorn
Title: CPO
Registration No: SP57-043-100 \ SP57-043-101
Type: Routine

Water Quality Information
Name: Indoor Pool < 1500 sq ft Indoor Spa
Registration No: SP57-043-100 SP57-043-101
Area (ft.): 512 28
Volume (Sq. ft.): 22000 500
Filter Type: Sand
Filter Rate: 98 gpm
Turnover Rate: 4 hrs
Chlorine (Free): 1.8
ORP: 757 / 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): 2.2
Chlorine (Combined): 0.4
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: 210
Calcium Hardness: 1000

 

Water Quality Information (continued)
Name: Indoor Pool < 1500 sq ft Indoor Spa
Registration No: SP57-043-100 SP57-043-101
Temperature (F): 84.5
Spa must not exceed 104°
Type of Disinfectant: Chlorine
Disinfection make and model: Accurate 3000 Series
Drain Cover make and model: Hayward WG1032BHF
Drain Cover exp. date: 10/4/2025

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

Notes: As discussed please make a copy of the Emergency Action Plan, leave it at the front desk and have all front desk staff sign off on it.

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: 15.4(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: The pool shall have chlorine and pH levels doncumented every 4 hours that it is open.
   
2) Management/Personnel Pool: 15.4(2)e 10 and 11
Spa: 15.51(2)e 11 and 12
  Item: Manual tests are not being conducted as often as necessary
  Comment: Manual tests shall be done at least twice per day every day, even on the weekends.
   
  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).