||The Iowa Swimming Pool and Spa Program encourages industry professionals to use the resources available on this website to ensure that the facilities you manage and service are in compliance with the operational requirements of the Iowa Administrative Code, Chapter 15 and to learn more about swimming pool and spa safety.
Swimming Pool and Spa Rules 641 IAC Chapter 15
Pool and Spa Monitoring Log Sheets- Facilities with Automatic ORP and PH Controllers
The following files contain example forms for documenting chemical treatment and maintenance of swimming pools and spas that have automatic ORP and pH Controllers. If the facility is equipped with automatic ORP and pH controllers, the operator may record the automatic controller readings in lieu of manual testing. At a minimum, the swimming pool or spa water must be manually tested at least twice per day. When manual testing is done, the ORP and pH controller readings and the manual test results shall be recorded in the swimming pool and spa logs.
Pool and Spa Monitoring Log Sheets
The following files contain example forms for documenting chemical treatment and maintenance of swimming pools and spas that do not have automatic ORP and pH Controllers.
Fecal Accident Response
Fecal Incident Response Recommendations for Pool Staff
This guidance document provides procedures in the event of a Fecal Accident, as well as help in determining how much liquid chlorine should be added to your pool.
Report Serious Injury
Pool owners or operators of regulated facilities must report any death, near drowning, or serious injury. A serious injury means someone has called for emergency aid (911) and/or the injured person needs medical treatment at a clinic or emergency room and/or is admitted to a hospital.
Complete the injury report form and contact your local inspection agency within one business day of occurrence. If you're unable to reach your local inspection agency, contact us.
Bacteria Testing Information
At least once in each month the swimming pool and spa is open for use, the facility management shall submit a sample of the water to a certified laboratory for testing. For more information, review this guidance from the State Hygienic Laboratory.