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Posted on: September 9, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Contra Costa County Public Works Launches New Tool for Service

Contra Costa County Public Works Launches New Tool to Report Potholes and Other Concerns Using Your Smart Phone 

September 9, 2020, Contra Costa County, CA - Have you noticed a pothole or graffiti and wanted a quick and easy way to report it? The Contra Costa County Public Works Department now uses a versatile and user-friendly Smart Phone (Android, iOS) application called Mobile Citizen to help you. Residents can report concerns such as potholes, graffiti, illegal dumping and other service requests simply by taking a photo, providing comments, details about location and submitting it directly to the Public Works Department. The Mobile Citizen application is free and can be downloaded from the App Store (iOS) or Google Play (Android).

“We’re excited to provide a fast and easy tool that makes it more convenient for our customers to report many types of service concerns for our unincorporated communities” said Brian Balbas, Public Works Director. To learn more about the Mobile Citizen application, please visit us at and look for the Mobile Citizen icon (shown below).

About Contra Costa County Public Works Department:

Contra Costa County Public Works Department (CCCPWD) maintains over 660 miles of roads, 150 miles of streams, channels and other drainage and over 200 County buildings throughout Contra Costa County. CCCPWD provides services such as Parks and Recreation, Sand Bag Distribution and Flood Control throughout unincorporated areas of Contra Costa County. For more information about CCCPWD, please visit us at

 Mobile Citizen Application icon

Contact: Kelly Kalfsbeek 925 313.2115, 925 723.2382 (mobile)


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