The project shall excavate an approximately 14-foot long, 8-foot wide and 20-foot deep trench along the east bank of San Tomas Aquinas Creek to expose the existing natural gas line for inspection. Excavation shall occur from above the top of bank, and shoring shall be used to stabilize the area. The pipeline may be repaired or replaced if corrosion or anomalies are discovered during the inspection. All excavation work shall occur above the wetted channel. SAA #1600-2012-0302-R3.