Swimming Pool / Spa
Inspection Report

Jones County Environmental Services
105 Broadway Place, Suite 11
Anamosa, IA 52205
Phone: (319) 462-4715 Fax: (319) 462-5302
E-mail: environmental@co.jones.ia.us
  Facility Name: Jellystone Park Monticello
Address: 22128 Hwy 38 N
PO Box 624
Monticello, IA  52310
Person Contacted: Jacob Oswold
Title: CPO
Registration No: SP53-012-100
Type: Routine

Water Quality Information
Name: Out. Pool < 1500
Registration No: SP53-012-100
Area (Sq. ft.): 1447
Volume (Gallons): 33289
Filter Type: Sand
Filter Rate:
Turnover Rate:
Chlorine (Free): 7.0
ORP: 680
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): 7.6
Chlorine (Combined): 0.6
Bromine: NA
Pool: 2-18ppm Spa: 4-18ppm
Water Quality Information (continued)
Cyanuric Acid: 30
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: 130
Calcium Hardness: 240
Temperature (F):
Spa must not exceed 104°
Type of Disinfectant: Liquid chlorine
Disinfection make and model: ROLA-CHEM
Drain Cover make and model: Hayward
Drain Cover exp. date: 5/26/2029
CPO: Jacob Oswold
CPO exp. date: 4/30/2027

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

Notes: :
Routine inspection today.
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 10 days of this inspection.

# Section Reference Ref. Page
1) Management/Personnel Pool: 15.4(6)b 23
  Item: "Pool Rules" signage incorrectly posted. Rules sign shall include No diving in shallow end, No horseplay, and No running on deck. Post conspicuously at a minimum of 2 locations within the swimming pool enclosure.
  Comment: Place 2 signs within the enclosed pool area
2) Water Quality Pool: 15.4(3)a(1) 12
Spa: 15.51(3)a(1) 12
  Item: Equipment for continuous feed of chlorine, a chlorine compound or a bromine compound and/or equipment for the continuous feed of a chemical for pH adjustment to the swimming pool / spa shall be provided and shall be fully operational
  Comment: Current chlorine controller is dated and is not fully operational. Many readings are out of acceptable range. Close pool every time this happens. CPO has manually added chlorine this year- not best practice- would not happen if the controller was fully operational. Highly recommend replacement.
3) Safety Pool: 15.4(4)f(4) 17
  Item: A swimming pool facility shall have a first-aid kit. Where lifeguards are not provided, the first-aid kit shall be prominently mounted in the swimming pool enclosure, or a sign stating its location shall be posted near the swimming pool.
  Comment: Add sign where first aid kit is located.
4) 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, and the address of the facility shall be posted near the telephone.
  Comment: Add sign in pool area stating where emergency phone is located.
5) Safety Pool: 15.4(4)l(2) 21
Spa: 15.51(4)k(2) 16
  Item: A fence, wall, or other means of enclosure shall have no openings that would allow the passage of a 4-inch sphere, and shall not be easily climbable by toddlers.
  Comment: Be sure fence is secured to each pole eliminating gaps > 4". Also, extension cords shall not be hung on fence or in enclosed pool area.
6) Safety Pool: 15.4(4)n(1)2 22
  Item: An air intake shall be provided near the ceiling
  Comment: Outisde air shall enter the filter room near the ceiling.
7) Safety Pool: 15.4(4)n(1)4 22
  Item: The discharge from the exhaust system shall be outside the pool enclosure.
  Comment: Filter room shall have exhaust fan that is operational and discharges outside of the pool area
8) Safety Pool: 15.4(4)n(1)6 22
  Item: The door of all rooms that store chemical shall be secured in an open position whenever the room is occupied and locked closed when the room is not occcupied.
  Comment: All doors to chemical storage areas shall be locked when not in use. Either change the door handle or add a lock to the door that is currently unlockable
9) Safety Pool: 15.4(4)b(2) 13
  Item: Pool ladders, ramps, handrails, and grab rails shall be securely anchored.
  Comment: Tighten handrail on the east side of the shallow water
10) Safety Pool: 15.4(4)b(8) 14
  Item: When stairs are provided for entry into a swimming pool, a stripe at least 1 inch wide of a color contrasting with the step surface and with the swimming pool floor shall be marked at the top front edge of each tread. The stripe shall be slip-resistant.
  Comment: Repaint stripe on shallow water enterance before opening next year or at next drain, whichever comes first
11) 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
  Comment: Staff could not locate this
12) 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
  Comment: Staff could not locate this
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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).