60,000 Q&A topics -- Education, Aloha, & Fun topic 20387 Refilling bottled water bottles. Is it safe? 2003. Q. On March 7th, on the Today show, between 5 am and 7 am, it was mentioned that it was not good to re-fill the water bottle that you purchased at the store -- it was not good to re-fill it with the office bottle water dispenser water.