Wine producers from the Douro and several local, environmental and development associations, united in the Platform Save the Tua, have launched a campaign to raise awareness about the construction of the dam. The campaign has the support of several musicians such as Rui Reininho and Luísa Sobral that have composed a song. The surfer Garret McNamara also takes part and the campaign has a special limited edition of the wine Assobio, from Quinta dos Murças, with a message in the label”. –  Report of Sic Notícias.

Full report here.


“The ongoing construction of the Foz Tua dam (…) is a project that should not occur in Portugal nowadays: the economic and social intake is scarce and the environmental impact is tremendous,” João Roquette in Alivetaste.

Full report here.


“I hope I die before this dam is ready, to not to see these things” Gonçalo Pinheiro (Farmer) – in Porto Canal, January 25th, 2014

The Platform Save the Tua that enrols a movement with 20 lawyers, wants to contest the statement of public utility of the Foz Tua dam and provides free legal support for the land-owners that were affected by this project construction.

This report was made in the January 25th, while a gathering was held in the municipality of Murça, that had the purpose to clarify about the real impacts of the dam.

Full report here.


João Joanaz de Melo in the program Olhos nos Olhos – TVI, January 20th, 2014

João Joanaz de Melo in the program Olhos nos Olhos – TVI, with Medina Carreira, on January 20th, discussing about “ The National Dam Program and the Foz Tua case

Full program here.

Article here.


“Facturas de Betão” – TVI,  2012

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“Barragem do Tua: Quem fica a perder?” – RTP, 2011

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