Le Sueur County Drainage Info:

Le Sueur County has 236 miles of open ditches and 27 miles of tiled drainage systems. Consisting of 58 total drainage systems, 49 County Ditches and 9 Judicial Ditches. The Le Sueur County Board of Commissioners is the Ditch Authority for all Le Sueur County Ditches. 

News and Upcoming Meetings:

Wednesday, August 30th @ 9:00 a.m. - Le Sueur County Justice Center EOC Room, 435 E Derrynane St, Le Center, MN  56057: County Ditch 51 landowner meeting to discuss repairs and feasibility report

Feasibility Report
Feasibility Presentation

Tuesday, September 5th @ 9:05 a.m. - Le Sueur County Government Center Board Room, 88 S Park Ave, Le Center, MN  56057: County Ditch 44 and County Ditch 60 Assessment presentation

Construction Updates:

For construction project updates and information, please visit the ISG Water Project Construction updates page and click on "Le Sueur County".

Drone Footage:

Drone Footage, taken by ISG, of some of our drainage systems can be found by clicking here.



Auditor-Treasurer: Dani Ongie     507-357-8285  (Contact for questions on assessments, meetings, etc.)

Ditch Inspector: Nik Kadel       Office: 507-419-0365  Cell: 952-807-7109 (Contact for ditch repairs or projects that are needed)


H2OverViewers presentation by Bryan Murphy

DrainageDB Online Portal:

Le Sueur County has purchased with grant funding from BWSR a drainage portal.  Through this portal you can access drainage system information, the status of repairs and historic documents.

This software is a comprehensive web-based drainage management portal this is used by many Minnesota counties and watershed districts to track ditch system proceedings.  Through Drainagedb, Le Sueur County is able to offer 24/7 online access to historical and present documents for public view.  These documents may include original plan maps, orders by the Drainage Authority, petitions for repairs and improvements, inspection reports, meeting and hearing notices, and redetermination documents.

It is our goal to have all ditch files available on this site, however, at this time we are focusing on uploading current documents. If you would like to request information on a specific ditch file, please email daniblaschko@co.le-sueur.mn.us

DrainageDB Website

Username: "Public" 

Password: "Public56057"


Current Drainage Documents:

Le Sueur County Ditch 23 Draft Repair Report

Le Sueur County Ditch 41 Improvement Final Engineer's Report (2020)

Le Sueur County Ditch 43 Repair Close-Out Report (2023)

Le Sueur County Ditch 43 Repair Report (2021)
Le Sueur County Ditch 43 Re-Establishment of Records Report

Le Sueur County Ditch 51 Feasibility Report (2023)

Le Sueur-Rice Joint Ditch 54 Repair Close-Out Report (2023)

Le Sueur County Ditch 54 Final Repair Report(2021)

Le Sueur County Ditch 61 Improvement Final Engineer's Report (2020)

Le Sueur - Rice Joint Ditch 38 Re-Route Report (2023)


Drainage Resources:

Understanding Minnesota Public Drainage Law

Minnesota Public Drainage Manual

Last updated 08/20/20