Nobles County has 36 County and Judicial Ditch Systems. These systems are made up of county drainage tile and drainage ditches. Nobles County has approximately 400 miles of county tile and 47 miles of open ditches. Drainage Systems were created in the early 1900’s in order to provide adequate drainage for agricultural lands.
All repairs are done by Nobles County. If you have a repair request or concern please contact the Nobles County Drainage Coordinator.
Upcoming Ditch Hearings:
All future Ditch Hearings will be posted on this site including any future continuance dates and/or weather postponements.
-No posted hearings at this time-
Ditch hearings are held in person and a virtual link may be provided. If a virtual link is available all hearings will proceed as planned regardless of technical difficulties at our end or yours.
On December 20, 2021 the Nobles County Drainage Authority adopted the Redetermination of Benefits Reports submitted by H2Overviews for the following Ditches: CJD 1, CD 1, CD 9, CD 14, CD 25, JD 2, JD 3, JD 5, JD 6, JD 8, JD 10, JD 11B, JD 12B, & JD 16. Also the Nobles and Jackson Joint Drainage Authority Adopted the following ditches: JCD 10, JD 1, JD 4 & JD 76. The 30 day appeal period for these ditches started on December 30th, 2021 at 9:00 A.M. Any and all appeals should formally be brought to the Nobles County Auditor-Treasurer. CD 12 Final Hearing has been continued until a later date and time. All affected landowners will be sent notice.
On December 15, 2021 the Nobles County Drainage board adopted the Redetermination of Benefits Reports submitted by Dan Ruby's viewing team for the following Ditches: CD 4, CD 5, CD 30, and BBC I. The 30 day appeal period for these ditches started on December 29th, 2021 at 1:00 P.M. Any and all appeals should formally be brought to the Nobles County Auditor-Treasurer. CD 2 and CD 6 Final Hearings were continued until a later date and time. All affected landowners will be sent notice.
Drainage System Coordinator
960 Diagonal Road
PO Box 187
Worthington, MN 56187