Swimming Pool and Spa Program

To report safety concerns regarding aquatic facilities within Story County, call or email:

Story County Environmental Health
515-382-7240 or healthweb@storycountyiowa.gov

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.

IAC Chapter 15 establishes minimum safety and water quality standards and requirements for the construction and operation of swimming pools and spas. Effective February 11, 2022, aquatic facilities in Story County will be required to comply with regulations in Ordinance 301 - Chapter 64 Aquatic Facilities. 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)

Story County Ordinance 301 - Chapter 64 Aquatic Facilities

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

Form 64-19-001

Form 64-19-002

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)