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: Holiday Inn Express & Suites
Address: 3320 Southgate Ct SW
Cedar Rapids, IA  52404
Person Contacted: Monica
Title: GM
Registration No: SP57-076-100 \ SP57-076-101
Type: Routine

Water Quality Information
Name: Indoor Pool < 1500 sq ft Indoor Spa
Registration No: SP57-076-100 SP57-076-101
Area (ft.): 534 76
Volume (Sq. ft.): 14563 1050
Filter Type: Sand
Filter Rate:
Turnover Rate:
Chlorine (Free): 2.8
ORP: 698/7.49
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): 3.4
Chlorine (Combined): 0.6
Bromine: NA
Pool: 2-18ppm Spa: 4-18ppm
Cyanuric Acid: NA
Must be less than 80 ppm
pH: 7.6
Pool and Spa: 7.2ppm-7.8ppm
If less than 6.8 or greater than 8.2 = closure
Total Alkalinity: 110
Calcium Hardness: 610

 

Water Quality Information (continued)
Name: Indoor Pool < 1500 sq ft Indoor Spa
Registration No: SP57-076-100 SP57-076-101
Temperature (F): 84.0
Spa must not exceed 104°
Type of Disinfectant: Chlorine
Disinfection make and model: Ecolab Solid Sanitizer N-290
Drain Cover make and model: Aquastar
Drain Cover exp. date: 4/10/22, replacing on 4/21/22

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

Notes: Spa was closed upon arrival due to routine maintenance and re-tiling.

Documentation of chlorine, combined chlorine, ORP and pH are excellent, thank you! Be sure to also include results for Alk, Calcium Hardness, GFCI testing.

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) Safety Pool: 15.4(4)f(6) 18
Spa: 15.51(4)d 13
  Item: Swimming pools where lifeguards are not provided shall have a designated emergency phone and shall be available to users of swimming pools when the swimming pool is open. When the telephone is not within the confines of the swimming pool, the location of the emergency telephone shall be posted in a conspicuous place within the swimming pool enclosure. Instructions for emergency use of the telephone shall be posted near the telephone.
  Comment: Phone in pool area is not working. Please replace and hang a sign above it stating how to use it and the address of the facility for reference in an emergency.
   
2) Safety Pool: 15.4(4)n(1)8 23
  Item: Rooms or buildings where chlorine is stored or used shall be placarded in accordance with 875--Chapter 140, Iowa Administrative Code
  Comment: Place a placard and a sign that says “Hazardous Chemical Storage” on the pump room door.
   
3) Safety Pool: 15.4(6)k 25
Spa: 15.51(5)i 18
  Item: Each member of staff shall sign off that they have reviewed SDS sheets along with the Emergency Action Plan annually.
  Comment: 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).