The wastewater treatment plant for the City of Littlefield is 1.5 million gallons per day facility built in 2001. The plant has two aerated pond systems with a large holding pond. This plant was awarded the Outstanding Operation of Wastewater Treatment Facilities from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality Region 2 Lubbock in 2002.
City of Littlefield Farm
The wastewater effluent is pumped three miles to the City of Littlefield farm and is applied to alfalfa and wheat. The crops produced from the farm are bailed into hay for livestock. The city-owned farm is leased to a private individual for farming purposes.