The DWP is inviting those whose cars or other property were damaged by the water main break to submit claims, as indicated the the LA Daily News article to which we provide a link below.
There is a little proviso:
All claimed losses, whether involving property and/or personal injury
will be reviewed, however, the submission of a claim itself is not a
guarantee of payment.
You can find the full article at http://www.dailynews.com/general-news/20140801/dwp-offers-tips-for-submitting-claims-for-sunset-boulevard-ucla-flood-damage