Evacuated Billings residents return home after Sunday canal overflow

BILLINGS — Evacuated residents from a section of the Billings North Side were allowed to return to their homes around 6 p.m. Sunday after water depths in the canal located north of the homes lowered to a safe level.

Local officials held a press conference Sunday afternoon to update the community after water overflowed from the canal’s banks on the 2000 block of Burnstead Drive around 7: 15 a.m.