TIMIS flood

Countries: Germany, France, Luxembourg
Border(s): France-Luxembourg, France-Germany, Germany-Luxembourg,
European programme(s):
Interreg IIIB - North West Europe
- Watercourses
- Spatial planning and development
- The environment, resources and waste
- Climate change, risk management and prevention

Lead partner: Ministère de l'Intérieur et de l'Aménagement du Territoire du Luxembourg

With the TIMIS flood project (Transnational Internet Map Information System on Flooding), Luxembourg, France and Germany develop foundations for an improved and cross-border protection against floods. So, seven Luxemburg, French and German partners of the project develop in common a Web-based information system of floods for hundreds of streams.


  • Ministère de l'Intérieur et de l'Aménagement du Territoire (Luxembourg)
  • Ministerium für Umwelt und Forsten Rheinland-Pfalz (Allemagne)
  • Landesamt für Umwelt, Wasserwirtschaft und Gewerbeaufsicht Rheinland-Pfalz (Allemagne)
  • Direction Régionale de l'Environnement Lorraine (France)
  • Service Navigation de Strasbourg (France)
  • Stadtverwaltung Wittlich (Allemagne)
  • Landesanstalt für Umwelt, Messungen und Naturschutz Baden-Württemberg (Allemagne)

Project goals

The main objectives of this project are:

  • The elaboration of maps of flood hazards
  • The improvement of the forecast of the floods for the Moselle
  • The development of a system of prealert for floods for the small hillsides ponds
  • The implementation of a SIG of the floods ( geographical information system)
  • The access by Internet to the information about the floods.

Target group(s)

The population, the municipalities and the emergency services, but also the authorities responsible for the management of water and for the town and country planning as well as the research institutes and experts

Project duration


Total cost

6,86 M €