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@linncountyiowa.gov
  Facility Name: AmericInn Lodge & Suites
Address: 8910 6th St SW
Cedar Rapids, IA  52404
Person Contacted: Willie
Title: Engineer
Registration No: SP57-103-100 \ SP57-103-101
Type: Routine

Water Quality Information
Name: Pool Indoor Spa
Registration No: SP57-103-100 SP57-103-101
Area (Sq. ft.): 565 136
Volume (Gallons): 17000 2500
Filter Type: Sand Sand
Filter Rate:
Turnover Rate:
Chlorine (Free): 2.2 4.6
ORP: 700 / 7.42 701 / 7.38
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): 2.6 5.8
Chlorine (Combined): 0.4 1.2
Bromine: NA NA
Pool: 2-18ppm Spa: 4-18ppm
Cyanuric Acid: NA NA
Must be less than 80 ppm
pH: 7.6 7.8
Pool and Spa: 7.2ppm-7.8ppm
If less than 6.8 or greater than 8.2 = closure
Total Alkalinity: 70 50
Calcium Hardness: 230 460


Water Quality Information (continued)
Name: Pool Indoor Spa
Registration No: SP57-103-100 SP57-103-101
Temperature (F): 82.3 100.6
Spa must not exceed 104°
Type of Disinfectant: Chlorine Chlorine
Disinfection make and model: EcoLab N-290 EcoLab N-290
Drain Cover make and model: Aquastar Aquastar
Drain Cover exp. date: 1/1012024 1/10/2024
CPO exp. date:

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

Notes: :
Routine inspection today. CPO and GM were not on staff at the time of inspection.
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.

Also note:
Todd’s CPO may expire in Nov 2023
Please add a rope to the buoy.

Thank you,

# Section Reference Ref. Page
1) Safety Pool: 15.4(4)l(5) 22
Spa: 15.51(4)k(4) 16
  Item: An indoor swimming pool or spa shall have at least one 36-inch-wide gate or door. Gates and doors shall be lockable. Except where lifeguard supervision is provided, gates and doors shall be self-closing and self-latching.
  Comment: Gate from conference room shall be self latching.
2) Safety Pool: 15.4(4)b(3) 13
  Item: The lower end of each ladder rail shall be securely covered with a smooth nonmetallic cap.
  Comment: Add caps to ends of ladder
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.
4) 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 appears green and very dim. Address at your convenience.
  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).