Swimming Pool and Spa Program

As of July 1, 2013, the Story County Environmental Health Department has contracted with the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) to inspect Story County swimming pools and spas as licensed under Iowa Administrative Code (IAC) Chapter 15, Swimming Pools and Spas. The term of this contract is from July 1, 2013 to June 30, 2016.

IAC Chapter 15 establishes minimum safety and water quality standards and requirements for the construction and operation of swimming pools and spas. Our contract requires annual inspections of all licensed pool and spa facilities within Story County as well as inspections on an as needed or complaint basis.

Please contact the Environmental Health Staff at 515-382-7240 if you have any questions or need additional information.

Iowa Regulations, Codes, and Acts

641 IAC Chapter 15; Swimming Pools and Spas (PDF)

Virginia Graeme Baker Act

Who is Virginia Graeme Baker?

Links of Interest

Iowa Department of Public Health Swimming Pools and Spas

Pool Safely

CDC Healthy Swimming Water

Pool Information and Forms

Swimming Pool Log Sheet (PDF)

Spa Log Sheet (PDF)

Water Contamination Response Log (PDF)

CDC Fecal Incident Response Recommendations (PDF)

Injury Report Form (PDF)

Complaint Form (PDF)