WEST COAST RIVERS (Olifants to Groot Berg)
The two major rivers of the West Coast (Olifants and Groot Berg) drain the lower western escarpment, from the Cedar Mountains in the north to the Drakenstein Mountains in the south. Due to the wide coastal plains, important coastal wetlands are situated in this area. 

Olifants River   

 

 
The mouth is approximately 250 km north of Cape Town. The catchment area is approximately 45625 sq.km. The origin is in the Kouebokkeveld Mountains, south of Citrusdal.      
Jakkals River    
The "mouth" (not reaching the sea) is approximately 50 km south of the Olifants River mouth. The catchment area is approximately 750 sq.km.    
Langvlei River    
The mouth is approximately 60 km south of the Olifants River mouth. The catchment area is approximately 750 sq.km. This river ends in the Wadrif Salt Pan.    
Verlorevlei River    
The mouth is approximately 70 km south of the Olifants River mouth. The catchment area is approximately 2000 sq.km. This river ends in the Verlorevlei Wetland, an important ecological system of the West Coast.      
Papkuils River    
This small river, approximately 20 km north of the Berg River mouth, is the feeder for the Rocher Pan Nature Reserve (also referred to as The Vlei)    
Berg River      
The major supply of potable water for the Cape Peninsula. The catchment area is approximately 7700 sq.km. and the origin is in the Drakenstein Mountains at Franschhoek.    

References: 
Catchment areas: Estuaries of the Cape (Part 1). A.E.F.Heydorn & K.L.Tinley. 1980.

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