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: Comfort Inn and Suites
Address: 2025 Werner Ave NE
Cedar Rapids, IA  52402
Person Contacted: DANIELLE STAGG
Title: GM, CPO
Registration No: SP57-077-100 \ SP57-077-101
Type: Routine

Water Quality Information
Name: Indoor Pool < 1500 sq ft Indoor Spa
Registration No: SP57-077-100 SP57-077-101
Area (ft.): 364 75
Volume (Sq. ft.): 10467 1077
Filter Type: Sand Sand
Filter Rate: 20GPM 20GPM
Turnover Rate:
Chlorine (Free): 3.6 3.2
ORP: 732 / 7.39 729 / 7.36
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): 4.2 4.0
Chlorine (Combined): 0.6 0.8
Bromine: NA NA
Pool: 2-18ppm Spa: 4-18ppm
Cyanuric Acid: NA NA
Must be less than 80 ppm
pH: 7.4 7.4
Pool and Spa: 7.2ppm-7.8ppm
If less than 6.8 or greater than 8.2 = closure
Total Alkalinity: 80 30
Calcium Hardness: 530 250

 

Water Quality Information (continued)
Name: Indoor Pool < 1500 sq ft Indoor Spa
Registration No: SP57-077-100 SP57-077-101
Temperature (F): 81.7 104
Spa must not exceed 104°
Type of Disinfectant: Chlorine Chlorine
Disinfection make and model: AccuTab AccuTab
Drain Cover make and model: Aquastar WAV 12 WR Aquastar A10
Drain Cover exp. date: 2/10/2024 2/10/2024

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

Notes: :
* Routine inspection done today.
* Facility is now being managed by Kinseth Corp.
* Inspector provided new log sheets and monthly water sample supplies to Danielle.

**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(6)h 25
  Item: Copies of certificates (CPO, Lifeguard, First Aid, Basic Water Rescue, and CPR) kept in facility
  Comment: Place a copy of CPO Certificate in Operations Binder.
   
2) Management/Personnel Pool: 15.4(2)e 8
  Item: The disinfectant and pH in the pool water shall be manually tested or the ORP and pH of the swimming pool water shall be visually read and documented each day within one-half hour of the swimming pool opening, and at intervals not to exceed four hours thereafter until the swimming pool closes for the day. Visual ORP and pH in lieu of some of the manual tests are sufficient, but the swimming pool water shall be tested manually for disinfectant and pH at least twice per day. When manual tests are done, the manual test results and the visual readings for the ORP and pH shall be recorded.
   
3) Management/Personnel      
  Item: The disinfectant and pH in the spa water shall be manually tested or the ORP and pH of the spa water shall be visually read and documented each day within one-half hour of the spa opening, and at intervals not to exceed two hours thereafter until the spa closes for the day. Visual ORP and pH in lieu of some of the manual tests are sufficient, but the spa water shall be tested manually for disinfectant and pH at least twice per day. When manual tests are done, the manual test results and the visual readings for the ORP and pH shall be recorded.
   
4) Management/Personnel Pool: 15.4(2)e 8
  Item: The swimming pool and/or spa water shall be tested for total alkalinity at least once in each week that they are open for use. The swimming pool and/or spa shall be tested for calcium hardness at least once in each month that they are open for use
   
5) Management/Personnel Pool: 15.4(2)e 8
  Item: At least once in each month that a swimming pool and/or spa is open for use, the facility management shall submit a sample of the water(s) to a laboratory certified by the department of natural resources to be analyzed for total coliform (and pseudomonas in spas only)..
   
6) Safety Pool: 15.4(4)f(4) 17
  Item: A first-aid kit shall be equipped with: band-aids, sterile 4x4 bandage compress, self-adhering gauze bandage, disposable gloves, and a chemical cold press.
   
7) Safety Spa: 15.51(4)c(1) 13
  Item: A thermometer shall be available to measure temperatures in the range of 80 degrees to 120 degrees. Spa shall be closed if the temperature is over 104 degrees F.
   
8) Safety Spa: 15.51(4)b(4) 13
  Item: Ladders and handrails shall be constructed of corrosion-resistant materials or provided with corrosion-resistant coatings. They shall have no exposed sharp edges.
  Comment: Ladder in pool should be replaced
   
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 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
   
10) 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
   
11) Safety Pool: 15.4(4)m(1) 22
Spa: 15.51(4)j(1) 15
  Item: Each electrical outlet in the deck, shower room, and pool water treatment equipment areas of a swimming pool or spa shall be equipped with a properly installed ground fault circuit interrupter (GFCI) at the outlet or at the breaker serving the outlet, and shall be tested at least once a month. Testing dates and results shall be recorded in the pool records.
   
12) Safety Spa: 15.51(4)l 16
  Item: The agitation system control (timer) shall be installed out of the reach of persons in the spa. The "on" cycle for the agitation system shall be no more than ten minutes
   
13) Safety Pool: 15.4(4)m(2) 17
  Item: Fully submerged lighting in a pool or spa shall be in working order.
  Comment: Submerged light in spa 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).