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: American Inn
Address: 3245 Southgate Pl SW
Cedar Rapids, IA  52404
Person Contacted: Tusshar Patel
Title: GM
Registration No: SP57-053-100 \ SP57-053-101
Type: Routine

Water Quality Information
Name: Indoor Pool < 1500 sq ft Indoor Spa
Registration No: SP57-053-100 SP57-053-101
Area (ft.): 384 49
Volume (Sq. ft.): 11000 400
Filter Type: Sand
Filter Rate:
Turnover Rate:
Chlorine (Free): 3.2
ORP: 759
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): 0.2
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: 200

 

Water Quality Information (continued)
Name: Indoor Pool < 1500 sq ft Indoor Spa
Registration No: SP57-053-100 SP57-053-101
Temperature (F): 86
Spa must not exceed 104°
Type of Disinfectant: Chlorine
Disinfection make and model: Pulsar
Drain Cover make and model: Unknown
Drain Cover exp. date: Unknown

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

Notes: Spa has been permanently removed.

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)h 18 and 19
  Item: All drains shall be VGB compliant and within their life expectancy date
  Comment: Drain covers are VGB compliant and appear to be in good condition, but the installation date is unknown. Please order new ones and replace the old ones within 30 days from today.
   
2) Safety Pool: 15.4(6)l 13
Spa: 15.4(6)l 19
  Item: The facility management shall develop a written emergency plan. The plan shall include, but may not be limited to, actions to be taken in cases of drowning, serious illness or injury, chemical-handling accidents, weather emergencies, and other serious incidents. 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
   
3) Safety Pool: 15.4(4)a(3) 12
Spa: 15.51(4)a(3) 13
  Item: Material safety data sheets (MSDS) for the chemicals used at the pool or spa shall be at the facility in a location known and readily accessible to the facility staff. The SDS sheets 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
   
  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).