---South African Rivers---
Surface water
  EAST COAST RIVERS (Scottsburgh to Durban)
 
The major river between Scottsburgh and Durban is the Mkomazi with a catchment area of 4310  km2. 
 

Mahlongwa      
The length of the river is approximately 23 km. The catchment area is approximately 98 km2. (Ref. 1)      
Mahlongwana    
The length of the river is approximately 6 km. The catchment area is approximately 17 km2. (Ref. 2)    
Mkomazi River    
The length of the river is approximately 298 km. The catchment area is approximately 4310 km2. (Ref. 1)    
Ngane    
The length of the river is approximately 8 km. The catchment area is approximately 20.7 km2. (Ref. 2)      
uMgababa      
The length of the river is approximately 16 km. The catchment area is approximately 39 km2. (Ref. 2)    
Msimbazi    
The length of the river is approximately 18 km. The catchment area is approximately 41.4 km2. (Ref. 2)    
Lovu    
The length of the river is approximately 135 km. The catchment area is approximately 1036 km2. (Ref. 2)    
Little Manzimtoti      
The length of the river is approximately 15 km. The catchment area is approximately 15 km2. (Ref. 2)      
Manzimtoti    
The length of the river is approximately 108 km. The catchment area is approximately 33 km2. (Ref. 2)    
Mbokodweni    
The length of the river is approximately 71 km. The catchment area is approximately 256 km2. (Ref. 2)    
Mlazi    
The length of the river is approximately 300 km. The catchment area is approximately 984 km2. (Ref. 2)      
Sipingo      
The length of the river is approximately 27 km. The catchment area is approximately 46.6 km2. (Ref. 2)      
   

References:

1. South African Estuaries. Catchment land-cover. Department of Environmental Affairs and Tourism. http://www.environment.gov.za/soer/estuary/tables.html

2. George Begg (1978). The estuaries of Natal. Natal Town and Regional Planning Report Vol.41.

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