Spring Information

Spring Information

  • Spring Temperature: 112 degrees 44.4 C
  • Pool Temperature: Summer: 85 degrees to 99 degrees Winter: 95 degrees to 101 degrees
  • *Cold Water added to cool water temperature and a cooling cannon that sprays pool water over pool.
  • Hot Tub Temperature: 102 degrees to 106 degrees
  • Hot Spring water also supplies the water slides, water playground and floor heating system.
  • Pool, slides, hot tub and playground are chlorinated.
  • Spring Flow: Over 600 galloons per minute
  • Spring Size: A 40 x 60 concrete foundation surrounds the oval shape of the spring 
  • Time to fill the swimming pool: 8 hours
  • Drainage of pool: 45 minutes
  • *Pool has a flow through system - few left in Idaho. Pool is drained several times per week.
  • Hot Tub: Turn over rate: 1/2 hour
  • Spring water that is not flowing into the pool, is flowing into the Marsh Creek for irrigation.
Downata Hot Springs minerals
The hot spring water bubbles up 600 gallons a minute at a temperature of 112 degrees. The hot water gravity flows to the pool through a pipe. The spring has a 40' x 60' concrete foundation wall built around it. The pool takes about 8 hours to fill during the summer months (cold water from a well is added) and 10 hours during the winter. Drainage of the pool is 45 minutes. The has a flow through system so the water is continually flowing in the pool and then out to the Marsh Creek for irrigation. The water has no odor and is crystal clear with a consistent PH of 7.1.

Mineral Content (all units are mg/L milligrams per liter)
Total Dissolved Solids 392
Potassium (K) 3
Silica (Si02) 28
Magnesium (MG) 15
Calcium (Ca) 61
Bicarbonate (HC03_) 211
Fluoride (F) 0.3
Chlorine (CI) 22
Sulfate (S04) 26
Sodium (Na) 25
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