Let us empower the WFD to prevent risks of chemical pollution in European rivers and lakes
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|Recently, the Guardian published an article entitled “EU clean water laws under attack from industry lobbyists” by Arthur Neslen (https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/may/15/eu-clean-water-laws-under-attack-from-industry-lobbyists) expressing concerns regarding a roll back in European clean water regulations. As principal investigators of the large EU-funded project “SOLUTIONS for present and future emerging pollutants in land and water resources management”, we appreciate such an open debate on water quality protection in Europe, which we would like to enrich with conclusions from 5 years of extensive research and stakeholder dialogue within SOLUTIONS and other large EU projects.